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Date: 07-25-2008

Case Style: Sheila Doyle Lortz and Charles Lortz v. Amtrak

Case Number:

Judge: Winston Kidd

Court: Circuit Court, Hinds County, Mississippi

Plaintiff's Attorney: John Walker, Jackson, Mississippi and Wayne Ferrell, Jackson, Mississippi

Defendant's Attorney:

Description: Sheila Doyle Lortz, age 58, and Charles Lortz, age 56, sued Amtrak on a negligence theory for the injuries and damages that they claimed that they sustained in railroad derailment accident in Hinds County, Mississippi. Mrs. Doyle suffered back and head injuries. Her husband sustained less serious injuries.

Amtrak admitted liability but contest damages.

Outcome: Plaintiffs' verdict for $1.97 million.

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