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Worcester v. Springfield Terminal Ry. Co., 14-1965

In a remedies action, challenging the district court's jury instruction on the standard for awarding punitive damages in a case brought under the whistle blower provisions of the Federal Railroad Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. section 20109, the judgment below is affirmed where the court correctly adopted the punitive damages standard from Smith v. Wade, 461 U.S. 40 (1983).

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/06/29

Judges

  • BARRON

Court

  • United States First Circuit

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