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Conductor’s accident occurred while railcar was ‘in use’ (access required)

Although a railcar was not being operated at the time a Norfolk Southern Railroad Company conductor fell off a culvert, the train was “in use” because it was on the mainline, the conductor was performing final tasks before the train’s imminent departure and he was not performing service, maintenance or repairs. Background In this lawsuit, Jeffrey Simpson ...