Philadelphia & Reading Ry. Co. v. Hancock
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253 U.S. 284 (1920)
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U.S. Supreme Court
Philadelphia & Reading Ry. Co. v. Hancock, 253 U.S. 284 (1920)
Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company v. Hancock
Argued March 2, 1920
Decided June 1, 1920
253 U.S. 284
Cars of coal destined beyond the state, as shown by memoranda delivered to the conductor at the mine, were moving from the mine to a yard, where they were to be gathered into a train and thence moved some miles to a weighing station, there to be weighed and billed to specific consignees in another state, the freight charges to be assessed and paid from mine to consignee. Held, in applying the Federal Employers' Liability Act, that the first movement was part of an interstate movement. P. 253 U. S. 286.
264 Pa.St. 220 reversed.
The case is stated in the opinion.