Sinkler v. Missouri Pacific R. Co.
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356 U.S. 326 (1958)
U.S. Supreme Court
Sinkler v. Missouri Pacific R. Co., 356 U.S. 326 (1958)
Sinkler v. Missouri Pacific Railroad Co.
Argued March 12-13, 1958
Decided April 28, 1958
356 U.S. 326
When a railroad employee's injury is caused in whole or in part by the fault of others performing, under contract, operational activities of his employer, such others are "agents" of the employer within the meaning of § 1 of the Federal Employer' Liability Act. Pp. 326-332.
295 S.W.2d 508 reversed, and cause remanded.