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Monday, October 21, 2019

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  • Worker can't sue Union Pacific for legs amputated in accident while scrapping RR bridge: IL Supreme Court

    The Illinois Supreme Court restored a ruling in favor of Union Pacific Railroad in a court fight with a worker, employed by a third-party contractor,whose legs were amputated while removing and scrapping an abandoned railroad bridge in Chicago, as the court’s majority said a state appeals court was wrong to overturn the ruling of a Cook County judge who found the railroad owed no duty in this case to the scrap contract worker.