We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

High Court Rejects CSX Appeal Of FELA Case

Law360 (November 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition by railroad company CSX Transportation Inc. to hear an appeal that challenges the “relaxed” standard of liability adopted by the Second Circuit for cases under the Federal Employee Liability Act.

CSX had sought a hearing from the justices after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in late May upheld a federal jury's finding that the company was responsible under FELA for injuries to a railroad worker and owed him damages for future pain and suffering....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.