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Civil Procedure Keyed to Babcock
Galloway v. United States
Citation:319 U.S. 372 (1943)
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Plaintiff Galloway served in the military from 1917-1922 and claimed to have psychological problems from his time serving in France in 1918. Years later he applied for total disability but was denied. Plaintiff’s wife brought suit. At the close of evidence during trial, the district court granted Defendant United States’ motion for a directed verdict. The court of appeals affirmed and the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
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