New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. Henagan
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364 U.S. 441 (1960)
U.S. Supreme Court
New York, N.H. & H. R. Co. v. Henagan, 364 U.S. 441 (1960)
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Co. v. Henagan
Argued November 8, 1960
Decided November 21, 1960
364 U.S. 441
In this suit against a railroad under the Federal Employers' Liability Act by a waitress in the grill car of one of the railroad's trains to recover damages for injuries allegedly sustained when an emergency application of the brakes brought the train to a sudden stop, held: the proofs were insufficient to submit to the jury the question whether employer negligence played a part in the emergency application of the brakes which allegedly produced the injury.
272 F.2d 153, reversed.