283 F2d 255 Rudolchick v. Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Company
283 F.2d 255
Paul J. RUDOLCHICK, Appellant,
PITTSBURGH & LAKE ERIE RAILROAD COMPANY, a Corporation.
United States Court of Appeals Third Circuit.
Argued October 21, 1960.
Decided November 7, 1960.
Rehearing Denied November 29, 1960.
Appeal from United States District Court for Western District of Pennsylvania, John W. McIlvaine, District Judge.
Paul E. Moses, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Robert B. Ivory, Evans, Ivory & Evans, Pittsburgh, Pa., on the brief), for appellant.
Chauncey Pruger, Pittsburgh, Pa., (Chauncey Pruger, Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, Pa., on the brief), for appellee.
Before McLAUGHLIN, KALODNER and HASTIE, Circuit Judges.
Examination of plaintiff's testimony, the only liability evidence offered, confirms the holding of Judge McIlvaine in the district court, that it does not present a jury question as to the negligence of the defendant. Rogers v. Missouri Pacific Railroad Co., 1957, 352 U.S. 500, 506, 77 S.Ct. 443, 1 L.Ed.2d 493; Zegan v. Central Railroad of New Jersey, 3 Cir., 1959, 266 F.2d 101, 104.
The judgment of the district court will be affirmed.