Companies Ask 3rd Circuit To Rehear Asbestos-Tainted Railway Car Preemption Case

Mealey's (June 2, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Finding complete preemption of state law involving railroads applies Supreme Court precedent and broad existing federal regulations and does not ask a court to adopt a new standard, two companies told the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in May 31 petitions for rehearing (Peggy R. Hassell, et al. v. Resco Holdings LLC; and ACF Industries LLC, and Thyssenkrupp Budd Co., No. 14-1715, 14-1804, 3rd Cir.).

(Resco’s petition in support available. Document #01-160615-003B. Budd’s petition in support available. Document #01-160615-004B.)

A Third Circuit panel...
To view the full article, register now.