Hoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker, 274 U.S. 21 (1927)
U.S. Supreme CourtHoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker, 274 U.S. 21 (1927)
Hoffman v. Missouri ex Rel. Foraker
Argued March 11, 1927
Decided April 11, 1927
274 U.S. 21
An action under the Federal Employers Liability Act for death by negligence may be maintained against a railroad in the state of its incorporation where it owns part of its line, operated in intrastate as well as interstate commerce, in a county where it has an agent and a usual place of business, though this be not the state where the cause of action arose. P. 274 U. S. 22.
309 Mo. 625 affirmed.
Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Missouri, in mandamus, which directed the judge of an inferior court to set aside a judgment dismissing an action for damages, and to entertain jurisdiction over it.