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Appeals court: Ex-rail worker can keep $21M judgment for foot severely injured in accident on job

Scott Holland Aug. 30, 2017, 12:15am

A state appeals court has upheld a $21 million judgment for a railroad worker who hurt his foot on the job.

Machinist's claims work fumes caused cancer vs Union Pacific, Safety Kleen headed back to Cook court

Dee Thompson Jul. 21, 2017, 4:00am

A machinist’s case against Union Pacific, claiming the railroad should be made to pay for allegedly exposing him to toxic fumes and products at work, allegedly causing his renal cancer, has been sent back to Cook County court, after a federal judge determined the Federal Employees Liability Act doesn't let it pull out of state court.