New York Central R. Co v. Porter
249 U.S. 168 (1919)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

New York Central R. Co v. Porter, 249 U.S. 168 (1919)

New York Central Railroad Company v. Porter

No. 134

Submitted January 10, 1919

Decided March 3, 1919

249 U.S. 168

Syllabus

An employee of a railroad company killed by a train while removing snow on its premises from a space between a platform and a track used in interstate as well as intrastate commerce held employed in interstate commerce; the resulting rights and liabilities were determinable by the Federal Employers' Liability Act, and the state Workmen's Compensation Law was inapplicable.

172 App.Div. 918 reversed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.