Fla. Court Affirms CSX Railroad Crossing Indemnity Win

Law360, Miami (December 12, 2013, 7:59 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $502,000 indemnity award for railroad giant CSX Transportation Inc. stemming from an accident settlement after finding a 1936 crossing agreement with the state to be enforceable, but the court immediately urged a review by the state's highest court.

While the Second District Court of Appeal found the agreement made 77 years ago by the Florida Department of Transportation's and CSX's predecessors to be valid, it certified the case's issues as questions of great public importance to the Florida...
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