Large settlement upheld in case against UP

December 5, 2014

union_pacific_logo An administrative review board decision to award North Platte resident Brian Petersen more than $300,000 in damages from Union Pacific Railroad was upheld on Nov. 20.

The case dates back to August 2009 when Petersen, an apprentice machinist, was checking his work schedule in an employee parking lot late on the night of Aug. 28, 2009. A co-worker, pulling into the adjacent parking space, ran over Petersen’s foot.

Read the complete story at the North Platte Telegraph.