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Muller v. Roy Miller Freight Lines, LLC
California Court of Appeal
Transportation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a truck driver did not have to arbitrate his claim for unpaid wages. He fell within the Federal Arbitration Act's exemption for...
05/01/2019 G055053
Puga v. RCX Solutions, Inc.
United States Fifth Circuit
Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
In an amended opinion, held that a licensed motor carrier was liable for injuries that occurred when its truck driver crossed the median into oncoming...
04/17/2019 17-41282
Nieto v. Fresno Beverage Co., Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Transportation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a former delivery driver for a beverage company did not have to arbitrate his wage-and-hour lawsuit. His case fell within a statutory...
03/22/2019 F074704
Williams v. Norfolk Southern Corp.
United States Seventh Circuit
Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
In a personal injury case, held that a teenager who was struck by a train while running from a police officer could not hold the railway liable for...
03/19/2019 18-2517
Vermont Railway Inc. v. Town of Shelburne
United States Second Circuit
Environmental Law, Transportation
Held that a town could not enforce a hazardous substances ordinance against a railroad company that was building a road salt transloading facility....
03/07/2019 18‐188‐cv
BNSF Railway Co. v. Loos
United States Supreme Court
Tax Law, Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an award of damages compensating an injured railroad worker for lost wages was subject to taxation under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act....
03/04/2019 17–1042
Chunn v. Amtrak
United States Second Circuit
Transportation, Injury & Tort Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Held that Amtrak police did not mishandle cash seized from a man during an arrest. The arrestee contended that he should have been given an...
02/21/2019 17‐3617‐cv
Ruark v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Held that an injured railroad employee could not proceed with his claim under the Federal Employers Liability Act, because he failed to satisfy the...
02/20/2019 17-2429
Holloway v. Soo Line Railroad Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a railroad employee could not proceed with his claim that he was fired for reporting a workplace injury. Affirmed summary judgment against...
02/20/2019 18-2431
Nall v. BNSF Railway Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
In an amended opinion, revived a railroad employee's claim that he was discriminated against based on a disability. The issue involved whether he...
02/15/2019 17-20113

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