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CSX Transportation, Inc. v. McBride
McBride was an engineer for CSX Transportation Inc. which primarily operated as a railroad company. One day, McBride seriously injured his hand on the job which required two separate surgeries. Unfortunately, McBride was unable to regain full use of his hand. As a result, he brought a negligence claim against CSX under the Federal Employers Liability Act. He alleged that the company did not properly train him to use the equipment and furthermore, he claims the equipment was unsafe for operation. At trial, a jury awarded McBride damages and CSX appealed. The appeals court affirmed the decision and the Supreme Court granted certiorari.
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