No. 342.

283 U.S. 136 (1931)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided April 13, 1931.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Charles A. Houts, with whom Messrs. Samuel B. McPheeters and H.N. Quigley were on the brief, for petitioner.

Mr. William H. Allen, with whom Messrs. Jesse W. Barrett, Ellison A. Poulton, and Mark D. Eagleton were on the brief, for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE HOLMES delivered the opinion of the Court.

This is a suit to recover for personal injuries suffered by the plaintiff, the respondent here, a passenger upon a train of the petitioner and on the petitioner's road, in consequence of a collision with a train of the Evansville, Indianapolis and Terre Haute Railway Company, a corporation of Indiana. The petitioner, to meet the plaintiff's prima facie case, relied upon...

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