Hogue v. Southern Railway Co.
390 U.S. 516 (1968)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Hogue v. Southern Railway Co., 390 U.S. 516 (1968)

Hogue v. Southern Railway Co.

No. 889

Decided April 1, 1968

390 U.S. 516

Syllabus

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.

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