Kentucky high court schedules hearing for case regarding danger doctrine
The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear the case of Norfolk Southern Railway Co. vs. Sharon Johnson at 11 a.m. Sept. 21.
The case goes to the Kentucky Supreme Court after Norfolk Southern Railway argued the decision of an appeals court on whether the firefighter's rule and open-and-obvious danger doctrine apply to this case.
The original case revolved around injuries police officer Sharon Johnson sustained when attempting to make an arrest on the Norfolk Southern Railway's property.
Kentucky Supreme Court case number 2016-SC-000248