Reading Co. v. Koons - 271 U.S. 58 (1926)


U.S. Supreme Court

Reading Co. v. Koons, 271 U.S. 58 (1926)

Reading Co. v. Koons

No. 213

Argued March 12, 15, 1926

Decided April 12, 1926

271 U.S. 58

Syllabus

Section 6 of the Employers' Liability Act, providing "[t]hat no action shall be maintained under this Act unless commenced within two years from the day the cause of action accrued," is to be construed as allowing, in death cases, two years from the time of death, not two years from the appointment of the administrator. P. 271 U. S. 60.

281 Pa. 270 reversed.

Page 271 U. S. 59

Certiorari to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, which affirmed a judgment (26 Dauphin Co.Pa.Reps. 234) in an action under the Federal Employers' Liability Act.



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