Davis v. Alexander
|Davis v. Alexander|
|Argued October 12, 1925|
Decided November 16, 1925
|Full case name||Davis v. Alexander|
|Citations||269 U.S. 114 (more)|
|Prior||93 Okla. 159, 220 P. 358 (1923); cert. granted, 265 U.S. 577 (1924).|
|Majority||Brandeis, joined by a unanimous court|
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The Supreme Court held the federal government was liable for torts of a railroad subsidiary.
Justice Brandeis, writing for a unanimous court, said the following:
Where one railroad company actually controls another and operates both as a single system, the dominant company will be liable for injuries due to the negligence of the subsidiary company.
- Davis v. Alexander, 269 U.S. 114 (1925). This article incorporates public domain material from this U.S government document.
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