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In re: Norfolk Southern Rwy. Co., No. 09-2210

By FindLaw Staff on January 27, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) action based on plaintiff's injury while working on a railroad terminal, the district court's order remanding the action is affirmed where plaintiff's duties were completed before the rail car loading process began, and thus he did not meet the status requirement of the Longshore Act and his claims did not arise under federal law.

Read In re: Norfolk Southern Rwy. Co., No. 09-2210

Appellate Information

Submitted: September 21, 2009

Filed: January 27, 2010


Opinion by Judge Hansen

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