No. 178.

295 U.S. 654 (1935)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 3, 1935.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. George Whitefield Betts, Jr., with whom Mr. William R. Meagher was on the brief, for petitioner.

Mr. Martin A. Schenck, with whom Mr. Frederick R. Graves was on the brief, for respondent.

MR. JUSTICE VAN DEVANTER delivered the opinion of the Court.

This was an action in a federal court in New York to recover damages for personal injuries allegedly sustained by the plaintiff through the defendant's negligence. The issues were tried before the court and a jury. At the conclusion of the evidence the defendant moved for a dismissal of the complaint because the evidence was insufficient to support a verdict for...

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