Nelson v. Southern Ry. Co., 246 U.S. 253 (1918)
U.S. Supreme CourtNelson v. Southern Ry. Co., 246 U.S. 253 (1918)
Nelson v. Southern Railway Company
Argued January 8, 1918
Decided March 4, 1918
246 U.S. 253
A civil engineer, employed by a railroad company, while surveying within one of its yards, was injured by a fall resulting from a defective tie and a space between ties unfilled by ballast. In an action
under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, held, upon the evidence, that the company did not fail in any duty which it owed to him.
170 N.Car. 170 affirmed.
The case is stated in the opinion.