Ira L. Hughes, a travelling fireman, was killed on the Western & Atlantic Railroad while engaged in the performance of his duties. His widow as administratrix brought this action under the Federal Employers' Liability Act in a state court of Georgia. She recovered a verdict of $17,500, which was set aside as excessive by the presiding judge. At the second trial...
WESTERN & ATLANTIC R.R. v. HUGHES
278 U.S. 496 (1929)
WESTERN & ATLANTIC RAILROAD v. HUGHES, ADMINISTRATRIX.
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Argued January 18, 1929.
Decided February 18, 1929.
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