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Recent Cases

$1,061,210.00 Jury Trial
BNSF Railway Company Carman/Relief Foreman

9-year Carman employed by the BNSF in Barstow, California. Employee sustained injuries to his jaw, face, neck and head when a leaking ankle cock exploded. BNSF made no offer at any time to settle this case. Jury returned a verdict for the employee in the sum of $1,061,210.00 (award partially reduced due to a finding of contributory negligence).

$12,000,000 Jury Trial
Union Pacific Clerk

52 year old customer service representative employed by the Union Pacific Railroad Company in St. Louis, Missouri. Employee sustained injury to his low back in a fall. Jury returned a verdict for the employee in the sum of $12,000,000. The jury’s verdict in this case is the largest award ever against the largest railroad in the United States.

$2,208,000 Jury Trial
Amtrak Coach Cleaner

Amtrak coach cleaner in Los Angeles who sustained injuries to her low back in a fall. Following a 2 ½ week trial, the jury returned a verdict for the employee in the sum of $2,208,000.

Home Depot Customer

27 year old customer at Home Depot. Customer sustained severe injury to his left leg when the weld on a jack stand support brace broke. Customer was rendered unable to engage in manual activities and therefore unemployable. Following a one week trial, the jury awarded the customer $2,000,000.

Union Pacific Employee

Union Pacific Railroad Company employee from Pine Bluff, Arkansas facility. Employee was severely injured when a sliding door of a boxcar fell on the employees back. Employee fractured numerous ribs, vertebrae and damaged lungs and surrounding tissue. Settlement was reached in the sum of $1,800,000.

Union Pacific Carman

Union Pacific Railroad Company journeyman carman from the Armstrong Yard in Kansas City, Kansas. Employee sustained injury to his low back while manually lifting a 12’ long railroad tie. Settlement was reached in the sum of $425,000.


$825,000 Jury Trial
CSX Transportation employee

CSX Transportation employee in Wixom, Michigan Yard. Employee sustained serious back injuries when thrown about in a Mitsubishi utility vehicle while traveling over a poorly maintained crossing. Employee sustained three back surgeries which resulted in employees inability to return to work. CSX made no offer whatsoever to settle and was confident that it would win at trial. However, following a four day trial, the jury awarded employee $825,000.

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