Steven L. Groves
Authors Federal Preemption Article Featured in AAJ Publication
By HGSS Law on 10/23/2013 4:37 AM
In the Fall 2013 Railroad Law Section Newsletter published by the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Holland Groves partner Steven L. Groves examines the recent Supreme Court decison in Kurns vs.
Railroad Friction Products Corp.
, setting forth a legal analysis that is now regularly being accepted in state and federal courts across the county.
Groves is the Immediate Past Chair of the Railroad Law Section of AAJ and presided over the organization's annual meeting in San Francisco in July, 2013.
has litigated and tried a large number of FELA cases involving preemption issues particularly regarding the Locomotive Inspection Act, a special law that compliments the FELA and provides strict liability on railroad companies that provide non-conforming equipment to their employees.
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Steve Groves, Chair of AAJ's Rail Law Section, to Moderate Annual Convention Events in San Francisco
HGSS partner Steve Groves, who last year was elected Chair of the American Association for Justice (AAJ)'s Rail Law Section, will moderate the upcoming railroad law educational program at AAJ's annual convention in San Francisco.
The rail law section takes an active role in the education of and providing resources to attorneys across the country who handle FELA and railroad litigation.
will moderate both the educational program featuring respected FELA attorneys from across the United States speaking on a variety of cutting edge legal issues impacting railroad lawsuits as well as the Rail Section annual business meeting.