HOUSTON – A Montgomery County man alleges he was injured while walking to a work meeting because of pieces of used rail on the ground. Johnny Thomas filed a complaint on Nov. 27 in the Harris County District Court against Union Pacific Corp. citing the Federal Employers’ Liability Act. According to the complaint, the plaintiff […]
Waterloo amputees sue railroad, saying it creates danger
The Associated Press and Courier Staff WATERLOO, IOWA— Two Waterloo women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road sued the railroad Thursday for allegedly ignoring a safety hazard that’s left a trail of horrific injuries. The lawsuits filed in Black Hawk County District Court […]
Seymour man injured at work wins millions in case against BNSF Railway Co.
BROOKE CRUM | BCRUM@NEWS-LEADER.COM 4:08 pm CDT April 30, 2018 A Seymour man won more than $5 million last week in a case against BNSF Railway Co. after suffering injuries on two separate occasions in the company’s Springfield rail yard. The BNSF rail yard just to the east of Kansas Expressway. NEWS-LEADER FILE PHOTO A Greene […]
Union Pacific Railroad Electriction alleges negligence caused injuries at Harris Country yard
HOUSTON – An electrician for a common carrier by rail alleges he was injured by locomotives while working in Harris County. Earnest Jones filed a complaint on March 1 in the Harris County District Court against Union Pacific Railroad Co. alleging Federal Employers Liability Act negligence According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on […]