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Taxation of Lost Wages Awards Under the FELA: the Illinois Appellate Court Applies Loos v. BNSF

08.21.19  |  The U.S. Supreme Court recently resolved a split among state and federal courts on the issue of whether lost wages under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) are taxable under the Railroad Retirement Tax Act (RRTA). The Illinois Appellate Court was one of the first in the nation to apply the Supreme Court's holding that awards of lost wages in FELA cases are taxable. 

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Attorney Spotlight

Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice welcomes Haley Stevenson to the firm’s Kansas City office. Stevenson concentrates her practice in civil defense litigation with an emphasis in the areas of premises liability, products liability, and personal injury for the retail and trucking industries. 

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Healthcare | With a wealth of knowledge about evidence-based medicine, we have successfully represented medical professionals and health-care institutions in a variety of matters in courts and before administrative agencies.