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2011-06-27 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision last week in favor of an injured railroad worker's claim against his employer reaffirmed Congressional intent and provided an exception for a court that has become increasingly pro-business in its rulings. The worker - Robert McBride - was employed by CSX Transportation as a railroad engineer when he severely injured his hand operating an independent brake. He subsequently filed suit under the Federal...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.