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Ohio v. Chattanooga Boiler & Tank Co., 289 U.S. 439 (1933)

Ohio v. Chattanooga Boiler & Tank Co.

No. 18, Original

Argued April 10, 1933

Decided May 22, 1933

289 U.S. 439


1. The Full Faith and Credit Clause does not give any greater effect to a state statute elsewhere than is given in the courts of the State that enacted it. P. 289 U. S. 443.

2. The Tennessee Workmen's Compensation Act, as construed by the Supreme Court of the state, does not preclude recovery from an employer, under the compensation act, and in the courts of another state, on account of an injury suffered there by an employee in the course of his employment, although both employer and employee were citizens of Tennessee and the employer had its principal place of business in Tennessee and the contract of employment was made there. Bradford Electric Light Co. v. Clapper, 286 U. S. 145, distinguished. P. 289 U. S. 442.

Judgment for Plaintiff.

Original action by the State of Ohio to recover from a Tennessee corporation the amount paid out of an Ohio insurance fund to satisfy an award against the corporation in a proceeding under the Ohio Workmen's Compensation Act.

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