MD Appellate Court Upholds Jury’s Verdict In FELA Case Involving Injured Railroader
Today the Maryland Court of Appeals issued a decision favorable to an injured Railroader that was represented by BSGFD in a FELA claim. In that case, a Baltimore City jury awarded the Railroader 1.24 million dollars to compensate him for injuries he sustained to knees as a result of his employment as an locomotive engineer. The Railroad filed an appeal with the Maryland Court of Appeals in an attempt to have that award overturned. The appellate court ruled in favor of the Railroader and held that the Railroad had failed to prove that his claim that he developed knee injuries as a result of walking on large ballast was precluded by federal law.
By Matt Darby