Hogue v. Southern Railway Co.Annotate this Case
390 U.S. 516 (1968)
U.S. Supreme Court
Hogue v. Southern Railway Co., 390 U.S. 516 (1968)
Hogue v. Southern Railway Co.
Decided April 1, 1968
390 U.S. 516
Plaintiff under the Federal Employers' Liability Act who attacks a previously executed release on grounds of mutual mistake of fact is not required to tender back to his employer the consideration received for the release in order to maintain the action. Except as the release may otherwise bar recovery, the sum paid shall be deducted from any award determined to be due the injured employee.
116 Ga.App. 194, 156 . E.2d 412, reversed and remanded.