No. 131.

283 U.S. 91 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Messrs. P.H. Hayes, M.J. Dougherty, and J.A. Walsh were on the brief for Herron.

Messrs. Charles H. Bates, Alexander B. Baker, and Louis B. Whitney were on the brief for the Southern Pacific Co.

MR. CHIEF JUSTICE HUGHES delivered the opinion of the Court.

This action was brought in the District Court of the United States for the District of Arizona to recover damages for personal injuries resulting from a collision between the plaintiff's automobile and the defendant's train. The accident occurred in Phoenix, Arizona. At the close of the testimony on the part of the plaintiff, the court directed a verdict for the...

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