Stewart v. Southern Ry. Co.
315 U.S. 283 (1942)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Stewart v. Southern Ry. Co., 315 U.S. 283 (1942)

Stewart v. Southern Railway Co.

No. 161

Argued January 8, 1942

Decided February 16, 1942*

315 U.S. 283

Syllabus

Evidence, in a railway accident case, held insufficient to sustain a finding on the issue whether the coupling mechanism between two freight cars was such as to comply with the Federal Safety Appliance Act. P. 315 U. S. 286.

119 F.2d 85, reversed.

Certiorari, 314 U.S. 591, to review a judgment which reversed a recovery by the administrator of a deceased railway employee in an action against the railway company for personal injuries and death. See also 115 F.2d 85.

Page 315 U. S. 284

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