Gina Coutlakis filed a third amended complaint against CSX Transportation, Inc., the train's conductor, and the train's engineer (collectively, Appellees) alleging that Appellees' negligence resulted in the death of her husband, James Coutlakis , after he was struck by a part of the train. Appellees demurred, arguing that ...
Dec 9, 2014 ... A case in which the Court held that, in evaluating whether a tax is discriminatory under the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1974, courts may consider competitors an appropriate comparison class and must examine the tax code as a whole rather than solely the challenged provision.
A summary and case brief of Lacy v. CSX Transportation, Inc., including the facts, issue, rule of law, holding and reasoning, key terms, and concurrences and dissents.
Dec 9, 2014 ... CSX Transportation, on the other hand, argues that the ADR's differentiated tax plan is discriminatory when applied to its direct competitors, and that the tax plan therefore inhibits interstate commerce. This case will ultimately decide the extent of state discretion in designing state tax codes pertaining to ...
Husband died and wife and daughter sustained injuries. Plaintiffs alleged that CSX Transportation, Inc. (Defendant), was negligent in failing to sound a warning as the train approached the crossing, the train crew failed to exercise ordinary care in the operation of the train, and that the railroad crossing was extra- hazardous.