New Orleans & Northeastern R. Co. v. ScarletAnnotate this Case
249 U.S. 528 (1919)
U.S. Supreme Court
New Orleans & Northeastern R. Co. v. Scarlet, 249 U.S. 528 (1919)
New Orleans & Northeastern Railroad Company v. Scarlet
Argued March 18, 1919
Decided April 21, 1919
249 U.S. 528
A state law relieving the plaintiff of the burden of proving negligence is constitutionally inapplicable to a case under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. P. 249 U. S. 529. New Orleans & Northeastern R. Co. v. Harris,247 U. S. 367.
Under the Boiler Inspection Act, the mere breaking of a king pin and coupling chains, without other evidence, does not establish, as a matter of law, that they were defective. P. 249 U. S. 530.
When the decision of the state court upholds a state statute in conflict with a valid law of the United States, review is by writ of error. Id.
115 Miss. 25 reversed.
The case is stated in the opinion.
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