Jury Hits Lawyers, Expert With $429,240.47 Verdict On Railroad's Fraud Claims

Jury Hits Lawyers, Expert With $429,240.47 Verdict On Railroad's Fraud Claims

WHEELING, W.Va. - In a written decision filed Dec. 27, a federal judge in West Virginia barred two lawyers from relying in any way on 8,417 pages of documents as a sanction for untimely production. On Dec. 20, a jury in the case awarded a railroad $429,240.47 after finding that asbestos attorneys and a radiologist conspired to file fraudulent claims against it (CSX Transportation Inc. v. Robert V. Gilkison, et al., No. 05-202, N.D. W.Va.).

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