Ratner v. United States, No. 819

CourtUnited States Supreme Court
Writing for the CourtPER CURIAM
Citation78 S.Ct. 913,356 U.S. 368,2 L.Ed.2d 842
Decision Date05 May 1958
Docket NumberNo. 819
PartiesDavid H. RATNER, appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Interstate Commerce Commission, et al

356 U.S. 368
78 S.Ct. 913
2 L.Ed.2d 842
David H. RATNER, appellant,

v.

UNITED STATES of America, Interstate Commerce Commission, et al.

No. 819.

Supreme Court of the United States

May 5, 1958

Messrs.David Axelrod and James L. Givan, for appellant.

Solicitor General Rankin, Assistant Attorney General Hansen, Messrs. Charles H. Weston and Robert W. Ginnane, for the United States and Interstate Commerce Commission.

Mr. Walter Harwood, for appellee Hoover Motor Exress Co., Inc.

PER CURIAM.

The motions to affirm are granted and the judgment is affirmed.

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    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
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    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (6th Circuit)
    • 13 Noviembre 1992
    ...the Fifth Circuit's decisions in Louisville & Nashville Railway Co. v. Brown, 252 F.2d 149 (5th Cir.), cert. denied, 356 U.S. 949, 78 S.Ct. 913, 2 L.Ed.2d 843 (1958), and in Burlington Northern Railway Co. v. Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees, 961 F.2d 86 (5th Cir.1992), which de......
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    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Virginia)
    • 22 Enero 1988
    ...retrial on the issue of damages. See also Complete Auto Transit, Inc. v. Floyd, 249 F.2d 396 (5th Cir.1957), cert. denied, 356 U.S. 949, 78 S.Ct. 913, 2 L.Ed. 2d 843 Where the verdict is clearly in excess of the amount which the evidence shows plaintiff is justly entitled to recover, it sho......
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    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (5th Circuit)
    • 10 Agosto 1988
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