Railroad Injury

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Obtains Record $20.5 Million Judgment on Behalf of Injured Railroad Worker

Schlichter Bogard & Denton attorneys Nelson Wolff and Andrew Schlichter have obtained a record $20.5 million judgment on behalf of Barry Hoots, a railroad employee who suffered debilitating injuries on October 11, 2014 while working for H&M International… Read More

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Attorney Michael Wolff Obtains Significant Appellate Victory in Railroad Injury Case

Schlichter Bogard & Denton attorney Michael Wolff has obtained an important victory in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on behalf of an injured railroad worker.  The victory has significant implications for cases brought by railroad workers… Read More

Schlichter Bogard & Denton’s Record $12.5 Million Railroad Injury Verdict Becomes Final After U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Review

The United States Supreme Court last week declined to review Schlichter Bogard & Denton’s record $12.5 million jury verdict on behalf of former BNSF employee Michael Bolen.  The verdict is the highest reported jury verdict for a worker against that railroad… Read More

Nelson Wolff Named 2016 St. Louis Railroad Lawyer of the Year

Schlichter Bogard & Denton partner Nelson Wolff has been selected by his peers as the 2016 St. Louis Railroad Lawyer of the Year in “Best Lawyers in America.”  The award recognizes Nelson’s numerous record-breaking successes on behalf of injured railroad… Read More

Schlichter Bogard & Denton Obtains Record $7 Million Settlement in Railroad Injury Case

Schlichter Bogard & Denton has obtained a record $7 million settlement for Kevin King, an injured railroad worker, in what is believed to be the largest settlement ever for a railroad worker in a Missouri railroad injury case. Mr. King, a 29-year old… Read More

Former BNSF Worker Verdict Upheld

A Missouri appeals court upheld a $12.5 million verdict for a former southeast Missouri railroad worker whose right leg was amputated below the knee after a Crystal City railyard accident. A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals Eastern District… Read More

St. Louis County jury awards $1.85 million to train engineer after collision

St. Louis Post-Dispatch by Jennifer S. Mann 04/16/2014 A St. Louis County jury on Wednesday awarded $1.85 million to a former Union Pacific Railroad Company engineer for injuries he sustained during a train collision exactly four years earlier. Chad… Read More

Jefferson County jury awards $12.5 million to railroad worker who lost leg

St. Louis Post-Dispatch by Kim Bell 01/29/2014 A Jefferson County jury has awarded $12.5 million to a railroad worker whose right leg was amputated after being run over by a train. Michel Bolen, 51, of Jackson, Mo., was hurt in May 2012 as he was… Read More

Former Conductor's Awarded $1.7M

Railway injury case against BNSF started in 2008 St. Louis Daily Record by Heather Cole 11/12/2013 A federal jury in St. Louis on Friday awarded $1.67 million to a former railroad conductor in a lawsuit tossed by a judge in 2010 and revived last… Read More

Nelson G. Wolff: Best Lawyers 2014 Letter

Best Lawyers 11/07/2013 See PDF below for Best Lawyers 2013 inclusion letter to Nelson G. Wolff:     Download Read More