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Sloas v. CSX Transp. Inc., 09-1249

In a sheetmetal worker's suit against his employer for sustaining on-the-job injuries, pursuant to Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), district court's judgment in favor of the plaintiff is affirmed where: 1) RRA benefits, including those under Tier II, are a collateral source that may not be considered in determining a FELA award; and 2) the district court did not err in submitting the matter of contributory negligence to the jury.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 05/11/2010
  • Submitted 07/26/2010
  • Decided 07/26/2010
  • Published 07/26/2010



  • United States Fourth Circuit