The decision noted that successful nonrailroad
plaintiffs, such as rail car leasing companies, in prior cases were held to fall within the protection of Section 11501 because they "were in effect adjuncts, if indeed not corporate subsidiaries, of the railroads to which they provided rail cars, rather than unaffiliated enterprises that merely provided railcar repair services" (Midwest Railcar, 659 F.
332, 335 (1994) (considering issue and evaluating classes of property granted exemptions from tax); see also Robert Martin, Comment, Taxation--Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act Does Not Extend to Tax Exemptions of Nonrailroad
Property--Department of Revenue of Oregon v.
The setting for a fatal injury rate more than double the rate for all workers, railroads are hazardous workplaces, especially for brake, signal, and switch operators; rail vehicles pose hazards even to workers in nonrailroad
The trial court also refused to require the jury to apportion damages between Norfolk and other alleged contributors to the workers' disease, instructing them not to reduce recoveries because of any nonrailroad
exposures to asbestos, as long as the exposures at Norfolk contributed in any way to the plaintiffs' injuries.
The Alaska Railroad's large investment in capital improvements over the past few years also has created a number of jobs for nonrailroad
Construction, Mining and Oil Field Equipment--The majority of the castings to this sector (which represents 53% of nonrailroad
steel castings) are shown to be in the medium weight ranges.
The Supreme Court agreed with the Legal Center brief that Oregon tax law, which provides exemptions to certain classes of nonrailroad
property as a matter of economic development policy, is not inconsistent with the Federal Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act.
ACF Industries: This case will decide whether a state's exemption of certain classes of nonrailroad
property from ad valorem property taxes constitutes discriminatory taxation of railroad property in violation of The Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976.
The agreement released nonrailroad
assets (resource properties) from the liens of the two series of bonds.
He notes that at the time, the turnaround was the largest nonrailroad
reorganization in the history of American business.
The majority of the nonrailroad
carbon and low alloy steel castings are consumed in the less than 100 lb and 101-500 lb casting ranges.
Moreover, this defense argument ignores the fact that nonrailroad
employers who have collective bargaining agreements with their employees will not escape coverage by the Americans with Disabilities Act.