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Long Island Railroad Must Face Worker Injury Suit, Judge Says

Law360, New York (February 10, 2016, 7:25 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge ruled Tuesday that the Long Island Railroad Co. must face a negligence suit over bad medical advice it allegedly gave an employee who hurt his back on the job, saying there’s enough to potentially hold the railroad liable for the injury.

U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos denied LIRR’s motion for summary judgment seeking to dodge three claims for negligence that employee Daniel Curran asserted against the commuter railroad under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act. Curran sued LIRR over injuries he suffered...
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Case Information

Case Title

Curran v. Long Island Railroad Company

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Federal Employer's Liability


Edgardo Ramos

Date Filed

November 26, 2013


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