Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes
278 U.S. 496 (1929)

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Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes, 278 U.S. 496 (1929)

Western & Atlantic R. Co. v. Hughes

No. 234

Argued January 18, 1929

Decided February 1, 1929

278 U.S. 496

Syllabus

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.

Page 278 U. S. 497

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