Nelson v. Southern Ry. Co.
246 U.S. 253 (1918)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Nelson v. Southern Ry. Co., 246 U.S. 253 (1918)

Nelson v. Southern Railway Company

No. 129

Argued January 8, 1918

Decided March 4, 1918

246 U.S. 253

Syllabus

A civil engineer, employed by a railroad company, while surveying within one of its yards, was injured by a fall resulting from a defective tie and a space between ties unfilled by ballast. In an action

Page 246 U. S. 254

under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, held, upon the evidence, that the company did not fail in any duty which it owed to him.

170 N.Car. 170 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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