CSX Transportation, Inc. v. ABB Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on January 21, 2014
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-452 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether the Carmack Amendment, 49 U.S.C. §§ 11706, 14706, imposes a heightened “specificity” requirement on the parties to a shipping contract, precluding enforcement of an agreed-upon limitation on the carrier’s liability set forth in an incorporated tariff if the contract itself does not explicitly describe the limitation or the tariff.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 7 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 12, 2013)
Oct 24 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for petitioner, CSX Transportation, Inc..
Oct 30 2013Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the respondent.
Nov 5 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 12, 2013.
Nov 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of American Trucking Associations, Inc. filed.
Nov 12 2013Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Railroads filed.
Dec 12 2013Brief of respondent ABB Inc. in opposition filed.
Dec 30 2013Reply of petitioner CSX Transportation, Inc. filed. (Distributed)
Dec 31 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 17, 2014.
Jan 21 2014Petition DENIED.
 
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