Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. Co. v. Moquin
283 U.S. 520 (1931)

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Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. Co. v. Moquin, 283 U.S. 520 (1931)

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Ry. Co. v. Moquin

No. 543

Argued April 29, 1931

Decided May 18, 1931

283 U.S. 520

Syllabus

In an action under the Federal Employers' Liability Act in a state court, where a verdict is found to be excessive in amount because of passion and prejudice excited by improper argument of the plaintiff's counsel, it is the duty of that court to grant a new trial; the error or cannot be cured by remitting part of the verdict. P. 283 U. S. 521.

181 Minn. 56, 231 N.W. 920, reversed.

Certiorari, 282 U.S. 833, to review a judgment sustaining a recovery under the Federal Employers' Liability Act upon condition that part of it be remitted.

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