Inman v. Baltimore & Ohio R. Co.
361 U.S. 138 (1959)

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Inman v. Baltimore & Ohio R. Co., 361 U.S. 138 (1959)

Inman v. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.

No. 36

Argued November 12, 1959

Decided December 14, 1959

361 U.S. 138

Syllabus

In this suit by petitioner under the Federal Employers' Liability Act to recover damages from his railroad employer for personal injuries sustained when he was struck by an automobile driven by a drunken driver while petitioner was serving as crossing watchman at a heavily traveled intersection of two city streets and three sets of railroad tracks,

Held: the evidence was not sufficient to support the jury's conclusion that negligence of the railroad played a part in petitioner's injury, and a judgment for petitioner was properly reversed. Pp. 361 U. S. 138-141.

168 Ohio St. 335, 154 N.E.2d 442, affirmed.

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