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Civil Procedure Keyed to Glannon
United States v. Standard Oil Co. of California
Citation:332 U.S. 301 (1947)
A United States soldier was injured after being struck by a truck driven by a Standard Oil employee. The United States sued Standard Oil Co. of California to recover amounts it paid for the soldier’s wages and hospitalization expenses. At issue was Standard Oil’s liability for interference with the government-solider relationship. The Supreme Court considered whether state law was determinative on this issue.
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