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Donahoe Obtains Jury Defense Verdict for Railroad

Attorney Daniel B. Donahoe received a defense verdict on behalf of a major railroad client. Plaintiff counsel alleged decedent was exposed to asbestos and diesel exhaust while working in the company’s rail yards between 1966 and 1991, resulting in his death from lung cancer at the age of 71. Decedent stopped smoking in 1991. After a week-long trial, the jury returned a verdict in less than 10 minutes, finding no negligence on the part of the railroad.

Ashley Horton was the responsible attorney on the file, and attorney Amanda Sargent assisted with trial preparation.