LOS ANGELES – A corporation based in Hong Kong claims that some of its cargo was damaged in a train accident in Texas.
Overseas Container Line LTD filed a complaint on March 28 in the U.S.
District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division
BNSF Railway Co. and Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC
alleging breach of contract and other counts.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in June 2016 it suffered damages
to its business from having its cargo damaged during transit in a train
collision in Texas. The plaintiff holds BNSF Railway Co. and Burlington
Northern Santa Fe LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly
breached their contractual agreement with the plaintiff by failing to
deliver the cargo in the same good condition when it was received.
plaintiff seeks damages in a sum no less than $1,587,779.80, plus
interest, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just.
It is represented by Stacey H. Wang of Holland & Knight LLP in Los
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02392-JFW-JEM