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Tag Archives: Federal Employers’ Liability Act

Appeals court affirms $35,000 verdict for railroad worker

The Eagleton Federal Courthouse

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling denying a new trial for a man who received a $35,000 jury verdict in his lawsuit against BNSF Railway Co. for a work-related injury. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit ...

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Appeals court affirms $3.5M verdict against BNSF

BNSF, train

A Missouri appeals court has affirmed a $3.5 million verdict for a railroad conductor who was injured in a 2013 train collision in Kansas. On Nov. 26, a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled in ...

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Employment Law: Federal Employers’ Liability Act-Protective Order-Denial of Discovery

Plaintiff injured himself attempting to remove generators by himself after being reprimanded by a supervisor for not having the generators moved. During discovery, the district court granted a protective order for deposition of the supervisor. The district court later granted ...

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