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Tag Archives: Federal Railroad Safety Act

Employment: Unlawful Retaliation-Federal Railroad Safety Act-Discovery Rulings

Plaintiff was terminated after an investigation concluded that his truck’s brakes had not malfunctioned and that he was the sole cause of a crash with a train. Plaintiff sued for unlawful retaliation, arguing that defendant had retaliated against him for ...

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Flawed jury instructions prompt second reversal by 8th Circuit in railroad employment case

For the second time, a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has sent a railroad employment case back to a U.S. district court because of faulty jury instructions. Referred to by plaintiff Edward Blackorby in his appeals ...

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