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Erie #4

Characterize Erie as a "false conflict," if you can. Did either party
argue that?

The plaintiff denied defendants's contention that the Pennsylvania
Supreme Court's decision in Falchetti v. Penn R. Co. stood for the
proposition that the only duty owed to the plaintiff was to refrain from
willfull or wanton injury.  If this was not the true holding of the
case, there was no conflict.  The circuit court declined to decide the
issue of state law because it determined that state common law would not
apply in any event.