Reynolds v. Atlantic Coast Line R. Co.
336 U.S. 207 (1949)

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Reynolds v. Atlantic Coast Line R. Co., 336 U.S. 207 (1949)

Reynolds v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.

No. 234

Argued January 10, 1949

Decided February 14, 1949

336 U.S. 207

Syllabus

A complaint in a suit brought in a state court under the Federal Employers' Liability Act charged that the defendant's negligence caused the deceased to perform additional work of the same kind as he normally performed. It was not alleged that this additional work contained any hazards other than those usual to the occupation. The state court sustained a demurrer to the complaint on the ground that the injury did not result proximately, in whole or in part, from the defendant's negligence.

Held: judgment affirmed. Pp. 336 U. S. 207-209.

251 Ala. 27, 36 So.2d 102, affirmed.

The state trial court sustained respondent's demurrer to the complaint in a suit brought by petitioner under the Federal Employers' Liability Act. The State Supreme Court affirmed. 251 Ala. 27, 36 So.2d 102. This Court granted certiorari. 335 U.S. 852. Affirmed, p. 336 U. S. 209.

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