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Running head: Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co. 1 Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co. Case Briefing 248 N.Y. 339; 162 N.E. 99; 1928 N.Y. LEXIS 1269; 59 A.L.R. 1253
PALSGRAF V. LONG ISLAND RAILROAD CO. 2 Facts New York Court of Appeals Plaintiff: Ms. Helen Palsgraf Defendant: Long Island Railroad The plaintiff, Ms. Helen Palsgraf, was waiting at a Long Island Rail Road station when a man carrying a package a moving train which was owned by the Long Island Railroad. Two of the employees at the station who intended to assist the man get onto the train, one of the employees was pushing while other who was already on the train, was pulling him. During this situation, the man dropped his package, which was filled with fireworks, to fall onto the tracks. The wheels of the trains ran over the package causing it to explode. The explosion caused a scale on the platform to fall onto Mrs. Palsgraf. This incident injured her, and she sued the Long Island

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