Firm Partner Howard Spier won a verdict for client, Justin Downing in a 5-day trial in Tampa, FL in the sum amount of $2,576,069. The client, employed by CSX Railroad, was on a train in Lakeland, FL when it struck a tractor-trailer on a railroad crossing at 29 MPH. The truck driver was found negligent for the collision and his employer, a transport company, was found to be vicariously liable for the negligent actions of its driver. Mr. Downing suffered a back injury for which a spinal cord stimulator was recommended for chronic pain.