US Supreme Court to Look at Corporate Liability Over Mosquito Bites

, The National Law Journal


Mosquitoes now are at the center of a liability question the U.S. Supreme Court could consider for the first time Thursday: Should the Union Pacific railroad company have protected employee William Nami and other workers from the mosquitoes? In a 5-1 ruling, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of the rail company. But courts are split on the issue.

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  • Craig Downs

    One must be delusional to think the Gorsuch Court will take up such a ridiculous case. Mr. Nami should have packed along with his lunch a can of deet-based mosquito repellent each day he knew he‘d be working outdoors in the insects‘ natural habitat.

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