1996-1997 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 311 (1996-1997)
This article previews the Supreme Court case Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. Buckley, 521 U.S. 424 (1997). The author expected the Court to decide whether a railroad worker who is covered by the Federal Employer's Liability Act who has been exposed to asbestos because of employer negligence but who has not developed an asbestos-related disease can recover damages for emotional distress caused by the exposure.
Barbara J. Fick,
The Scope of Employer Liability for Employee Exposure to a Hazardous Substance: No Harm, No Foul? An Analysis of Metro-North Commuter R.R. Co. v. Buckley,
1996-1997 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cas. 311 (1996-1997).
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