Chicago & Eastern Illinois R. Co. v. Industrial Comm'nAnnotate this Case
284 U.S. 296 (1932)
U.S. Supreme Court
Chicago & Eastern Illinois R. Co. v. Industrial Comm'n, 284 U.S. 296 (1932)
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Co.
v. Industrial Commission of Illinois
Argued December 1, 1931
Decided January 4, 1932
284 U.S. 296
A railway employee, while occupied in oiling an electric motor which is used for hoisting coal into a chute, to be thence taken and used by locomotives principally employed in moving interstate freight, is not engaged in interstate transportation, or in work so closely related to it as to be practically a part of it, and therefore an injury suffered by him while so occupied is not within the Federal Employers' Liability Act. Chicago, B. & Q. R. Co. v. Harrington,241 U. S. 177, and Chicago & N.W. Ry. Co. v. Bolle, ante, p. 284 U. S. 74, followed. Erie R. Co. v. Collins,253 U. S. 77, and Erie R. Co. v. Szary, id.,253 U. S. 86, overruled.
Certiorari, post, p. 599, to review a judgment affirming an award of compensation for personal injuries under a state workmen's compensation act. The Supreme Court of Illinois declined to review.
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