Vandenbark v. Owens-Illinois Glass Co.
311 U.S. 538 (1941)

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Vandenbark v. Owens-Illinois Glass Co., 311 U.S. 538 (1941)

Vandenbark v. Owens-Illinois Glass Co.

No. 141

Argued December 13, 1940

Decided January 6, 1941

311 U.S. 538

Syllabus

A judgment of a District Court, ruled by the state law and correctly applying that law as interpreted by the state supreme court when the judgment was rendered, must be reversed on appeal if, in the meantime, the state court ha disapproved of its former rulings and adopted a contrary interpretation. P. 311 U. S. 541.

110 F.2d 310 reversed.

Certiorari, post, p. 635, to review the affirmance of judgment dismissing an action for damages on account of personal injuries alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the defendant.

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