Jackson v. General Motors Corp.

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20105
No(s). 08 Civ. 10879 (PAC) (S.D.N.Y. Feb 16, 2011)

A district court held that the CAA preempts a city transit employee's negligence and strict liability claims against a company for injuries stemming from diesel exhaust fumes. The employees alleged that the design of the company's buses violated the emissions standards set out in the CAA and...