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By R. Seth Crompton  [1] and Patrick R. Dowd [2]

The Federal Employers’ Act (“FELA”) supplants state tort and workers’ compensation schemes for railway workers who are injured on the job and provides their only right to recover damages for workplace injuries.  N.Y. Cent. R.R. Co. v. Winfield, 244 US 147, 150-52 (1917).

Source: The “In-Use” Requirement Under the Locomotive Inspection Act | The National Trial Lawyers