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Worker Awarded $9 Million for Workplace Injuries

This is a settlement for the Personal Injury lawsuit.

Madison, IL: An injured CSX Transportation conductor has been awarded $9 million as settlement of his workplace injury suit.

Richard Burden, of Owensboro, KY, was hurt in 2007 while releasing vertical handbrakes on a tank car at night. As he dismounted the car, he fell and sustained a fractured leg, a neck injury, which required surgery at three disc levels, a low back injury and a traumatic brain injury. As a result of his injuries Burden had not been able to work and had been adjudicated totally unemployable.

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Published on Nov-25-10


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