CONNER v. BUTLERAnnotate this Case
361 U.S. 29 (1959)
U.S. Supreme Court
CONNER v. BUTLER, 361 U.S. 29 (1959)361 U.S. 29
CONNER v. BUTLER ET AL.
ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF
FLORIDA, THIRD DISTRICT. No. 328.
Decided October 19, 1959.
In this case arising under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, the proofs were sufficient to submit to the jury the question whether employer negligence played a part in producing petitioner's injury. Therefore, certiorari is granted; the judgment is reversed; and the case is remanded for further proceedings.
Reported below: 109 So.2d 183.
William S. Frates for petitioner.
George F. Gilleland for respondents.
The petition for writ of certiorari is granted. The judgment of the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Third District, is reversed and the case is remanded for further proceedings in conformity with this opinion. We hold that the proofs were sufficient to submit to the jury the question whether employer negligence played a part in producing the petitioner's injury. Rogers v. Missouri Pacific R. Co., 352 U.S. 500.
For the reasons set forth in his opinion in Rogers v. Missouri Pacific R. Co., 352 U.S. 500, 524, MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER is of the view that the writ of certiorari is improvidently granted.
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