FELA case involving Federal Preemption and complex witness work
Our client, a railroad company (the defendant), was sued in conjunction with the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA). The plaintiff in this case alleged injuries to his knees and back as a result of walking on large rocks along the railroad and in rail yards. The case involved issues of Federal Preemption about rock size and complex witness work. This case was tried to a verdict in the defense’s favor.