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Lawsuit Finance Blog discusses $24 million verdict

Lawsuit Finance Blog discusses the Chase, Frazier, Shannon, and Rhoades case in which four youths from Minnesota were killed in a railroad crossing accident. BNSF tried to conceal evidence, and as a result the plaintiffs and plaintiff’s attorneys (led by Bob Pottroff) are seeking $45 million more in punitive damages for the railroad company’s reprehensible actions. Lying and hiding and destroying evidence are unfair and illegal tools in the courtroom which in this case made it impossible for the jury to demand punitive damages.

Read the Lawsuit Finance Blog’s take on the story