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FELA

Oct 29, 2012

Employment — FELA

11-2173 Lynch v. Northeast Regional Commuter Railroad Corp.

Jan 18, 2012

Torts — FELA

2011AP398 Dalka v. Wisconsin Central, Ltd.

Nov 10, 2011

Railroad preemption case lands at US Supreme Court

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are set to decide whether a state law tort suit involving a railroad worker who died from on-the-job asbestos exposure is preempted by a federal railroad inspection law.

Jun 23, 2011

10-235 CSX Transportation, Inc., v. McBride

Torts FELA; negligence

Dec 15, 2010

10-1279 Myers v. Illinois Central Railroad Co.

Employment FELA; causation; expert testimony The district court properly excluded the testimony of an ergonomist and treating physicians to prove that a railroad employee’s cumulative trauma disorders were caused by the railroad’s negligence. “[T]he ergonomist could testify as an expert about how dangerous the railroad yard’s conditions were, but that does not mean he is [&[...]

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