Illinois Appeal Court Affirms $1.7 Million Jury Verdict for BNSF Track Laborer Represented by Schlichter Bogard & Denton

On May 28, 2014, an Illinois appellate court upheld a $1,779,000 jury verdict obtained by Schlichter Bogard & Denton¬†in favor of George Mitchell, who suffered disabling cumulative trauma neck injuries after working over 14 years as a track laborer for BNSF. On appeal, BNSF argued that Mitchell’s claim was time-barred under the FELA’s three-year statute […]