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Case settles, major sanctions award lifted by judge (access required)

By Peter Vieth A Newport News judge agreed to drop heavy sanctions against a major railroad in a recent employee injury lawsuit after the railroad settled the worker’s claim. The case highlights conflicting public policy issues involved when litigants contend that peace on the battlefield justifies undoing a court-ordered penalty. The judge’s decision reversed a set of tough ...