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Supreme Court affirms reduced causation standard under FELA

The United States Supreme Court decided last month in a 5-4 decision that injured railroad workers can recover damages under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”) if the railroad’s negligence “played any part, even the slightest, in… Read More
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54 Year Dispute Over 5 Words

One of the basic elements of the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”) may be fundamentally changed this year by the United States Supreme Court. Briefs have been filed and oral argument is scheduled for March in the case of CSX Transportat… Read More
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