Knowledgebase-Tort Liability at Railroad Crossing Improvements


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Title:Tort Liability at Railroad Crossing Improvements
Summary:MTAS was asked about relief from tort liability at railroad crossing improvements made with federal funds.
Original Author:Hemsley, Sid
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Product Create Date:04/24/2009
Last Reviewed on::05/18/2017
Subject:Governmental tort liability; Liability; Risk management; Railroads
Type:Legal Opinion
Legal Opinion: tort liability railroad crossings public.doc

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