Florida Supreme court takes case on CSX railroad worker’s death

February 22, 2016

The News Service of Florida in the Tampa Bay Business Journal

Nearly a decade after a railroad conductor died in a remote area, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a lawsuit about CSX Transportation’s duty to provide medical assistance.Website Insert Cars and Financing copy

Crystal Sells, the widow of conductor Larry Sells, appealed to the Supreme Court after the First District Court of Appeal last year ruled in favor of CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) in the negligence case. Larry Sells died in August 2006 after suffering cardiac arrest as he went to manually operate a switch to change tracks in a rural part of Clay County, according to court documents.

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