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Brakeman’s FELA Suit Barred by LHWCA (access required)

If this were a case of first impression, a Norfolk Circuit Court would agree with plaintiff, a railroad brakeman, that he can sue under FELA for injuries he suffered during the process of loading coal onto an ocean-going vessel at Lambert’s Point Terminal, but the circuit court is bound by decisions of the federal courts ...

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