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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co. v. Goodman
Citation:275 U.S. 66, 48 S.Ct. 24, 72 L.Ed. 167 (1927)
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Baltimore and Ohio R.R. v. Goodman
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Nathan Goodman was hit by a train while crossing the train tracks, during the day and in an area that he was familiar with. Mr. Goodman’s wife (Plaintiff) sued the owner and operator of the train, Baltimore & Railroad Co. (Defendant), for her husbands death. The Defendant argued that Mr. Goodman’s own negligence had caused the accident.
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