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Injury cause was jury issue in FELA case (access required)

Where the evidence supported an inference that defendant railroad’s negligence played a part in producing plaintiff employee’s injuries, the court correctly sent the causation issue to the jury in this Federal Employers’ Liability Act case. A $336,293 verdict for the plaintiff is affirmed. Background Defendant Norfolk Southern Railway employed plaintiff Mark Sumner. While he was switching freight cars, ...