New York Central R. Co v. Porter, 249 U.S. 168 (1919)
U.S. Supreme CourtNew York Central R. Co v. Porter, 249 U.S. 168 (1919)
New York Central Railroad Company v. Porter
Submitted January 10, 1919
Decided March 3, 1919
249 U.S. 168
An employee of a railroad company killed by a train while removing snow on its premises from a space between a platform and a track used in interstate as well as intrastate commerce held employed in interstate commerce; the resulting rights and liabilities were determinable by the Federal Employers' Liability Act, and the state Workmen's Compensation Law was inapplicable.
172 App.Div. 918 reversed.
The case is stated in the opinion.