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Meyers v. Nat'l R.R. Passenger, 09-3323

In plaintiff's occupational injury lawsuit against his employer, Amtrack, under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA), district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant on the ground that plaintiff failed to provide any evidence to establish the required causation element of his FELA action is affirmed as, because plaintiff failed to comply with Rule 26(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the reports and testimony of his proffered causation experts were properly barred by the district court, and as such, plaintiff failed to raise genuine issues of material fact with respect to the causation element of his FELA claim.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/22/2010
  • Submitted 08/30/2010
  • Decided 08/30/2010
  • Published 08/30/2010



  • United States Seventh Circuit


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