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