Norvell v. BNSF Railway Company

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Washington Western

Nature of Suit:

Labor: Other


Benjamin H. Settle



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  1. May 08, 2023

    BNSF Legally Fired Worker Who Stopped Crash, 9th Circ. Says

    The Ninth Circuit on Monday refused to overturn a Washington federal jury's decision that BNSF Railway Co. did not illegally fire a worker who stopped a potentially catastrophic crash by damaging a locomotive.

  2. January 02, 2018

    BNSF Can't Nix Suit By Worker Fired After Stopping Crash

    A Washington federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a former BNSF Railway Co. employee's suit alleging the company fired him for stopping a potentially catastrophic train accident by damaging a locomotive, deciding there was enough evidence to keep claims that the dismissal violated public policy goals.