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$3,200,000 Settlement

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.