Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes - 278 U.S. 496 (1929)
U.S. Supreme Court
Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes, 278 U.S. 496 (1929)
Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes
Argued January 18, 1929
Decided February 1, 1929
278 U.S. 496
1. Evidence in an action by an administratrix under the Employers' Liability Act held sufficient to go to the jury on the question of negligence and for computing damages on the basis of the present value of anticipated benefits. P. 278 U. S. 498.
2. When a charge to the jury correctly states the applicable rule, a party desiring more detailed instruction should request it. P. 278 U. S. 499.
37 Ga.App. 771 affirmed.
Certiorari, 278 U.S. 588, to a judgment of the Court of Appeals of Georgia sustaining a recovery under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. The Supreme Court of Georgia refused a certiorari.