Man’s Knowledge Of Railway Toxins Started FELA Clock, Ohio Court Says

(May 1, 2024, 12:08 PM EDT) -- TOLEDO, Ohio — A laryngeal cancer sufferer’s admission that he knew that he worked around potentially hazardous chemicals during his time at a railway and the available information on the hazards of asbestos and other toxins created a duty to investigate the cause of his disease and started the statute of limitations, an Ohio appeals court said in finding a Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) claim time-barred....

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