BNSF locomotive injury, 810K verdict won

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Clint McGuire and Jeff Todd obtained an $810,000.00 verdict on behalf of Carlos Donaway, a BNSF locomotive engineer, against BNSF Railway Company for injuries sustained during a shoving movement. BNSF contended that the incident was Donaway’s fault and that Donaway was not injured in the collision. The jury disagreed, finding that BNSF violated federal law, assigned 90% responsibility to BNSF, and awarded Donaway $810,000 in damages.