Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Company - Significance
Long Island Railroad Company
That Ms. Palsgraf failed to establish that her injuries resulted from the defendant's negligence, and that her case should have been dismissed by the State Circuit Court in Kings County, New York.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Matthew W. Wood
Justices for the Court
Benjamin N. Cardozo, Henry T. Kellogg, Irving Lehman, Cuthbert W. Pound
William S. Andrews, Frederick E. Crane, Denis O'Brien
New York, New York
Date of Decision
29 May 1928
That Ms. Palsgraf's injuries were not the result of negligence on the part of the Long Island Railroad Company or its employees.
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