Mississippi Top Court Excludes Expert Report, Grants Judgment To Railroad

(December 14, 2015, 2:08 PM EST) -- JACKSON, Miss. — An unsworn expert report is inadmissible in summary judgment proceedings and leaves a plaintiff with insufficient evidence in support of her case, the Mississippi Supreme Court held Dec. 10 (Illinois Central Railroad Co. v. Deborah Jackson, surviving spouse and personal representative of Charles D. Jackson Jr., No. 2014-IA-814-SCT, Miss. Sup.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151216-013Z.)

Deborah Jackson filed a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) suit in the Pike County Circuit Court against Illinois Central Railroad Co. (ICRC), claiming that Charles Jackson died of lung...
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