Sec. 51. Liability of common carriers by railroad, in interstate or foreign commerce, for injuries to employees from negligence; employee defined. 52. Carriers in Territories or other possessions of United States. 53. Contributory negligence; diminution of damages. 54. Assumption of risks of employment. 54a. Certain Federal and State regulations deemed statutory authority. 55. Contract, rule, regulation, or device exempting from liability; set-off. 56. Actions; limitation; concurrent jurisdiction of courts. 57. Who included in term “common carrier”. 58. Duty or liability of common carriers and rights of employees under other acts not impaired. 59. Survival of right of action of person injured. 60. Penalty for suppression of voluntary information incident to accidents; separability.

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