BEAUMONT – The evidence presented at a personal injury trial would enable “reasonable and fair-minded people” to conclude that Union Pacific Railroad was not at fault when a train collided with a tractor-trailer stopped on its tracks, according to the Ninth Court of Appeals.
BEAUMONT – Following a full month of testimony, a Jefferson County jury has rendered a verdict in favor for Union Pacific Railroad, finding the company was not at all responsible
for a 2013 train collision with a vehicle stopped on its tracks.
BEAUMONT – For the rest of the month of June, a Jefferson County jury will be tied up hearing evidence on whether Union Pacific Railroad is responsible for causing a train to collide with a vehicle stopped on its tracks.
Union Pacific Railroad has moved for summary judgment in a lawsuit brought by an employee, who suffers from alcohol dependency and claims he was subjected to extreme punishment after he fell asleep while working.