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Safety Regulations Cases Summarized By Injury Lawyer

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This page within Virginia Tort Case Law is a compilation of cases reported by the Virginia Supreme Court and summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of Safety Regulations. For more information on safety rules see the pages on Wikipedia.  

Safety Regulations-Cases

1981 Mackey v. Miller, 221 Va. 715, 273 S.E.2d 550.

Airplane crash. Defendant violated F.A.A. regulations. Supreme Court did not decide whether this constitutes negligence per se.

1973 Norfolk S. Ry. v. Rayburn, 213 Va. 812, 195 S.E.2d 860.

FELA case. Violation of safety rule is not negligence per se but is only evidence to be considered with other evidence.

1966 Peanut City Iron & Metal Co. v. Jenkins, 207 Va. 399, 150 S.E.2d 120.

Workers’ compensation case. Intentional violation of well-known safety rule is willful misconduct by employee and defense by employer.

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Safety Regulations Cases Summarized By Injury Lawyer

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