Attorneys Jackson & Sargent Obtain Summary Judgment in Cancer Case for Railroad Client in New York

Aug 4, 2022 | News

In a matter that commenced in Albany, NY, attorneys Jeffrey Jackson and Amanda Sargent successfully defended a leukemia cancer claim asserted against a railroad client based on exposures to diesel exhaust and other toxic chemicals. After several months of discovery, Jackson and Sargent received a summary judgment ruling in favor of the railroad client and dismissing Plaintiff’s claims pursuant to the statute of limitations under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (“FELA”). The Court found that Plaintiff failed to timely file their cancer lawsuit under the FELA, and dismissed the case.