Personal Injury: Railroad Company

Parties: Plaintiff: P.H.; Defendant: Railroad Company.
Jurisdiction: Monroe County, Missouri
Amount of Settlement: $95,000

W. Morris Taylor for Plaintiff. Plaintiff, 45, who was injured when a train struck his car at an intersection on County Road 391 in Monroe County, Missouri. Plaintiff was traveling northbound on CRD 391 when he came upon the train tracks. As he proceeded across the tracks, a Railroad Company train collided with the right rear of his car. He sustained broken bones in his neck, but no spinal chord injury. He recovered well from this collision and incurred approximately Nineteen Thousand Dollars ($19,000.00) in medical bills.

Plaintiff alleged that this intersection was dangerous and had poor sight lines. During the investigation, W. Morris Taylor, P.C. discovered there were prior crashes at this intersection, including a death. Railroad Company contended that Plaintiff was attempting to outrun its train and that the train’s engineer had sounded the horn and Plaintiff failed to stop. Plaintiff denied hearing any horns prior to the collision.

 

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