Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. Saxon,
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284 U.S. 458 (1932)
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. Saxon, 284 U.S. 458 (1932)
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. Saxon
Argued January, 1932
Decided February 15, 1932
284 U.S. 458
1. In order to sustain a claim under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, the plaintiff must in some adequate way establish negligence of the carrier and causal connection between the negligence and the injury. P. 284 U. S. 459.
2. Circumstances in this case held insufficient to prove that the falling of a brakeman under a train was caused by stumbling in a depression in a pathway skirting the track, upon which he was seen running.
36 S.W. 2d 686; 38 id. 775, reversed.
Certiorari to review a judgment sustaining a recovery under the Federal Employers' Liability Act.