Smith & O’Neal v. Norfolk Southern

Plaintiffs both alleged claims against the defendant railroad for terminating employment in retaliation for reporting a personal injury
Location
Macon, Georgia
Year
2018
Award
$593,000
Case No
5:16-cv-00520-MTT
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Smith & O’Neal v. Norfolk Southern

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Smith & O’Neal v. Norfolk Southern

Plaintiffs both alleged claims against the defendant railroad for terminating employment in retaliation for reporting a personal injury
Location
Macon, Georgia
Year
2018
Award
$593,000
Case No
5:16-cv-00520-MTT

Michael Neal Smith v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company


Philip O’Neal v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company



Plaintiffs both alleged claims against the defendant railroad for terminating employment in retaliation for reporting a personal injury



Verdict for Plaintiffs returned after 4 day trial


Plaintiff O’Neal


Plaintiff O’Neal awarded the return of his job and all references to the charges expunged from his employment record as well as Damages totaling over $263,000 for lost wages, general damages and punitive damages as well as attorneys’ fees


Plaintiff Smith


Plaintiff Smith also awarded the return of his job and all references to the charges expunged from his employment record as well as damages of $330,000 for lost wages, general damages and punitive damages as well as attorneys’ fees


Type of Case
FRSA
Court
U.S. District Court

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