NEW ORLEANS – Parents and representatives of the estate of a railway worker have filed a suit against
Alabama Great Southern Railway Co. after the man was struck by a train and killed.
and Dan Liebold, as personal representative of the estate of decedent
Kyle Liebold filed a complaint on Jan. 31 in the U.S. District Court for
the Eastern District of Louisiana against Alabama Great Southern
Railway Co. citing the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.
to the complaint, on Feb. 20, 2016, Kyle Liebold was working as a
terminal trainmaster in New Orleans when defendant's train number 298
struck and killed him. The plaintiffs allege Alabama Great Southern
Railway Co.'s fault and negligence caused their son's death.
plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendant
in an amount in an amount to be determined at trial with legal interest,
costs of the suit and all other equitable relief to which they may be
entitled. They are represented by Paul M. Sterbcow and Jessica Ibert of
Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson in New Orleans and Benjamin B.
Saunders and Joseph M. Miller of Davis, Saunders, Miller and Oden PLC in
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 2:17-cv-00815