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Railroad Must Face Claims Over Tanker Explosions: 8th Circ.

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 6:50 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Friday found a trust established for wrongful death claimants from a 2013 Quebec railroad disaster can assert claims they inherited from a pair of oil companies against Canadian Pacific Railway, saying one claim was timely and the other may have been.

The panel reversed a district court decision finding the WD Trust’s claims against Canadian Pacific were untimely under the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act, unanimously finding one company's claim was timely and finding 2-1 that there was a question...
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