Federal Judge Remands Issue Of BNSF Roadmaster's Liability To State Court
(August 19, 2015, 11:38 AM EDT) -- TULSA, Okla. — After finding that it was unclear as to whether a roadmaster can be held personally liable for an accident at a railway crossing and that the issue involved state law, an Oklahoma federal judge on Aug. 14 remanded a widow's negligence action to a state court (Terri Watson v. BNSF Railway Company, et al., No. 15-CV-0287, N.D. Okla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107151).
(Opinion available. Document #77-150826-009Z.)
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