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BNSF loses $17M verdict, faulted for concrete barrier at railroad crossing

Many lawsuits against railroads involve allegations of a lack of safety devices. In a case in Cape Girardeau County that resulted in a $17 million plaintiff’s win, the safety device was the issue. A jury on Aug. 30 awarded $12 ...

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Flawed jury instructions prompt second reversal by 8th Circuit in railroad employment case

For the second time, a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has sent a railroad employment case back to a U.S. district court because of faulty jury instructions. Referred to by plaintiff Edward Blackorby in his appeals ...

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