Some of the railroad verdicts and settlements secured by our Chicago train accident lawyers. If you believe you have a train accident injury case, call our firm for a free consultation.
Plaintiff, a 7 year old boy, suffered a severed leg below the knee after being struck by a train while on the tracks which were adjacent a newly constructed neighborhood playlot that was not separated from the tracks by a fence or barrier.
$1,589,000 Verdict (FELA – Federal Employee Liability Act)
($2,270,000 reduced by 30% contributory negligence by plaintiff.)
The Plaintiff was struck by a moving train while employed by the defendant railroad.