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NORFOLK & W. RY. CO. v. AYERS, 01-963

Mental anguish damages resulting from the fear of developing cancer may be recovered under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, by a railroad worker suffering from actionable injury asbestosis caused by work-related asbestos exposure.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/10/2003
  • Published 03/10/2003



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