Hoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker
274 U.S. 21 (1927)

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Hoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker, 274 U.S. 21 (1927)

Hoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker

No. 225

Argued March 11, 1927

Decided April 11, 1927

274 U.S. 21

Syllabus

An action under the Federal Employers Liability Act for death by negligence may be maintained against a railroad in the state of its incorporation where it owns part of its line, operated in intrastate as well as interstate commerce, in a county where it has an agent and a usual place of business, though this be not the state where the cause of action arose. P. 274 U. S. 22.

309 Mo. 625 affirmed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Missouri, in mandamus, which directed the judge of an inferior court to set aside a judgment dismissing an action for damages, and to entertain jurisdiction over it.

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