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Pan Am Railways, Inc. v. US Dep't of Labor, 16-2271

In a petition for review, in an underlying Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) whistleblower retaliation action, of an agency decision resulting in the statutory maximum award of punitive damages against a railroad, the petition is denied where substantial evidence supported the ALJ's rejection of the railroad's affirmative defense and the ALJ's decision to impose punitive damages.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/04/21




  • United States First Circuit


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