Bradford Electric Light Co., Inc. v. Clapper
284 U.S. 221 (1931)

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Bradford Electric Light Co., Inc. v. Clapper, 284 U.S. 221 (1931)

Bradford Electric Light Co., Inc. v. Clapper

No. 423

Jurisdictional statement submitted November 23, 1931

Decided December 7, 1931

284 U.S. 221

Syllabus

1. A decision of a circuit court of appeals that the policy of a state allowing actions for personal injuries due to negligence sustained within her territory cannot be changed by contract of the parties, made by their acceptance of the workmen's compensation statute of another state doing away with such actions, held not a decision against the validity of the statute, and therefore not reviewable by appeal. Jud.Code, § 240(b). Public Service Commission v. Batesville Telephone Co., ante p. 284 U. S. 6. P. 284 U. S. 222.

2. In a case from the circuit court of appeals where appeal does not lie but has been improvidently taken, application may be made for a writ of certiorari under § 240(a). The application must be made within the time limit. P. 284 U. S. 223.

Appeal from 51 F.2d 992, 999, 1000, dismissed. Certiorari granted.

Appeal and application for certiorari to review a judgment of the circuit court of appeals affirming a recovery in an action for personal injuries, which had been removed from the state court.

Page 284 U. S. 222

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