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Railroad’s inconvenient forum motion denied (access required)

Where defendant railroad company has moved to dismiss plaintiff’s injury claim brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act based on an inconvenient forum, the motion is denied. Defendant has not established “substantial inconvenience” to the likely witnesses at trial. Background Defendant Norfolk Southern Railway employs plaintiff Domby as a signal maintainer. He claims he was dispatched by himself ...