Stone v. New York, Chicago & St.L. R. Co.,
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344 U.S. 407 (1953)
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Stone v. New York, Chicago & St.L. R. Co., 344 U.S. 407 (1953)
Stone v. New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Co.
Argued January 14, 1953
Decided February 2, 1953
344 U.S. 407
In this action brought in a state court under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, to recover damages for an injury suffered by petitioner while working as a member of a section crew removing old or worn crossties on respondent's railroad line, the issues of negligence and causation were peculiarly for the jury, and the reversal of a verdict for petitioner on the ground that a submissible case had not been made out was erroneous. Pp. 344 U. S. 407-410.
249 S.W.2d 442, reversed.
In an action in a state court under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, the verdict was for the plaintiff. The State Supreme Court reversed. 249 S.W.2d 442. This Court granted certiorari. 344 U.S. 863. Reversed, p 344 U. S. 410.