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Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. Buckley

Docket No.: 96-320
Argued: February 18, 1997
Decided: June 23, 1997

Topics:

Federal Employers' Liability, Economic Activity, Election of Remedies, Civil Procedure, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Act, cost recovery

PartyNames: METRO-NORTH COMMUTER RAILROAD COMPANY, Petitioner, v. Michael BUCKLEY.
Petitioner: Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co.
Respondent: Buckley

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
Citation: 79 F.3d 1337
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co.
v.
Buckley
521 U.S. 424 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 2113138 L.Ed.2d 560 (521 U.S.
Question:

May railroad workers invoke the Federal Employers' Liability Act to sue their employers for emotional distress due to asbestos, or some other disease- causing carcinogen, exposure if it has not made them ill?

Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. Buckley
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 18, 1997

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co., 2 vote(s) against
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