CSX Ordered By Jury To Pay $3.9M For Death Of Film Worker

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2017, 4:15 PM EDT) -- CSX Transportation Inc. was ordered to pay $3.9 million in Georgia state court on Monday after a jury found the railroad company 35 percent responsible for the death of a movie production worker hit by a freight train while setting up a shoot on a train trestle.

The family of 27-year old Sarah Jones sued CSX and others for negligence several months after the Feb. 20, 2014, train accident during the Film Allman LLC production of the Allman Brothers biopic "Midnight Rider." Jones, a camera assistant, was killed and several other workers were seriously injured when they were setting up a...

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