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Dice v. Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Co.
Citation:342 U.S. 359, 72 S.Ct. 312, 96 L.Ed. 398 (1952)
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Dice (Petitioner) was injured on the railroad track owned by Akron, Canton & Youngstown Railroad Co. (Respondent) when working as a railroad fireman. Petitioner brought suit against Respondent for negligence under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act in an Ohio state court. Respondent argued that Petitioner had signed a release of all claims. Petitioner argued that he thought he had signed a receipt for back pay.
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