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BNSF mostly at fault for worker’s injury, jury finds

A Greene County jury has awarded more than $5 million to a 44-year-old former railroad worker injured in a 2015 fall at a Springfield rail yard. The 10 jurors deemed that defendant BNSF Railway Co. was 80 percent at fault in plaintiff James Mitchell’s claim that his fall was caused by a broken handrail. That accounted ...