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Fair v. BNSF Railway, F068769

In an action against a railroad company defendant under the Federal Employers'' Liability Act (FELA), 45 U.S.C. section 51 et seq., alleging that plaintiff was injured as a result of defendant's negligence, the jury verdict in favor of plaintiff is affirmed where the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA), 49 U.S.C. section 20101 et seq., and its regulations do not preclude federal claims under FELA

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/30/2015
  • Published 06/30/2015

Judges

  • GOMES

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

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