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RAILWAYS - Liability - Civil actions - Crossings - Safety at road and rail crossings

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 @ 9:32 AM  

Appeal by the defendant railway company from a finding that the respondent was not contributorily negligent. The respondent was involved in a motor vehicle accident at a railway crossing with a train owned and operated by the appellant. The respondent pleaded guilty to a charge of driving without due care and attention. The respondent, who was seriously injured in the accident, commenced a claim in negligence. The trial judge found that neither the signal lights nor the bells south of the crossing functioned properly at the...