Railroad Litigation Cases
Listed below are examples of past cases that we were fortunate to be involved with regarding railroad litigation verdicts and settlements as well as information as to how they were resolved.
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Gollihue v. Conrail
Union County | $11.5 Million Jury Verdict
A $11.5 million jury verdict against Conrail for the victims of a railroad crossing crash. The plaintiffs received $3.5 million in compensatory damages and $8 million in punitive damages. It was the largest verdict in the history of Union County and also one of the largest punitive damage awards in the state of Ohio.
Park National Bank v. Conrail
Franklin County | $2 Million Settlement
A $2 million settlement paid by Conrail for deaths caused by a defective railroad crossing. The action was on behalf of a 14-year-old teenager who lost her parents as a result of the crash.