Mealey's Labor & Employment - 9th Circuit Reinstates Railway Worker's Negligent Mismanagement Claim

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 9th Circuit Reinstates Railway Worker's Negligent Mismanagement Claim

PORTLAND, Ore. - A railway worker may proceed with his claim against his employer for negligent mismanagement after a collision between the hi-rail truck he was driving on the rails and a freight train, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 23, partially reversing a trial court's ruling (Scott R. Wolfe v. BNSF Railway Company, No. 12-35054, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 7611).

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