High Court Rejects CSX Appeal Of FELA Case

Law360, New York (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....
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