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$ 1,200,000.00Settlement

Premise Liability

Partial leg amputations

Description:
The case involved a settlement for an 11-year-old boy who underwent partial leg amputations after playing on the railroad tracks in Minneapolis.
$ 500,000.00Jury Verdict

Train Accidents

Orthopedic injuries

Description:
The case involved a car-train collision at a rural crossing guarded only by cross backs and a stop sign. The jury found the railroad negligent for not installing electronic flashers due to limited visibility and a history of previous accidents at the crossing.
$ 450,000.00Jury Verdict

Train Accidents

Back Injury

Description:
A 60-year-old railroad worker fell from a boxcar. He suffered a soft tissue injury and suffered significant wage loss, which finally resulted in retirement from the railroad. The jury verdict was the largest ever obtained in the county for a personal injury.
$ 250,000.00Jury Verdict

Train Accidents

Cervical-dystonia (Torticollis)

Description:
A 35-year-old railroad worker (brakeman) was on an engine that collided head-on with another train west of Denver, Colorado. The engineer next to him was killed and the client was lucky to escape with a soft tissue injury. The railroad claimed they were not negligent, but the jury determined otherwise.
$ 240,000.00Settlement

Train Accidents

Cervical-dystonia (Torticollis)

Description:
The plaintiff suffered a soft tissue injury to the neck resulting in a condition called torticollis as a result of auto accident.