Although the FELA
has diluted the standard for proximate causation, a plaintiff must still prove 'but for' causation.
The Court of Appeals said that Congress intended national uniformity when it enacted FELA
and cited the Minnesota Supreme Court in Kinworthy v.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode unveiled the statue on what would have been Fela
's 79th birthday at the Allen roundabout in Ikeja.
Jones (far right) with his Fela
! patrons, Beyonce, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jay-Z, and Will Smith
About Myers Lafferty: Based in Philadelphia, with offices in Boston and New York, Myers Lafferty is a personal injury law firm with a focus in FELA
's charisma and influence, however, have also colored his legacy.
Released last month, this two-CD special has an intriguing title: Finding Fela
. The title is questionable, for whether Fela
Anikalapo Kuti has ever been lost is surely debatable.
Kuti, Orlando Julius, The Highlighters Band, James Brown, Dillinger, Toots and the Maytals.
Friends and supporters accompanied Lane when she made her voluntary appearance after returning to Oregon from New Jersey, where she had gone with her 5-year-old daughter, Fela