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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019
A railroad owner settled a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in 2014 when a train slammed into a crew shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict.
Chatham County State Court records show CSX...
Monday, Jul. 17, 2017
A railroad owner must pay $3.9 million to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad trestle in 2014, a jury decided Monday in a civil verdict that found the company shared in the blame for the deadly freight train collision even though the film crew was trespassing.
Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017
Attorneys accusing a railroad owner of negligence in the death of a movie worker during a 2014 train collision with a trespassing film crew sought Wednesday to use the railroad's own safety policies against it.
Sarah Jones, 27, was killed by a freight train that slammed into a film crew...
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017
The civil trial of a railroad company accused of negligence in the 2014 death of a movie worker opened Tuesday with jurors watching video of the film crew fleeing a freight train moments before the fatal crash on a Georgia railroad bridge.
Sarah Jones, a 27-year-old camera assistant, was...
Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017
A movie director served jail time for trespassing onto a Georgia railroad bridge and putting his film crew in the path of a freight train that slammed into the group and killed a young camera assistant. Now the dead woman's parents are going to court saying the railroad should share the blame,...
Monday, Jun. 5, 2017
The Eyes Have It: Tech Developments, Discussion Concerning Cinematography Prominent at Cine Gear Expo
Developments on the camera front and insights from cinematographers relative to technology and the creative process were prevalent at the 22nd annual Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood which wrapped this weekend. And capping the proceedings was a notable donation to the...
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
As hundreds of names scrolled up the screen after 2012's "The Avengers," moviegoers who remained glued to their seats for a taste of the next treat in Marvel's superhero universe didn't know one name was missing - that of John Suttles, a truck driver who died helping make the $1.5 billion...
Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016
A movie director was released from jail Wednesday after serving a year behind bars for the death of a crew member killed by a train during filming of a movie about singer Gregg Allman.
A Superior Court judge ordered former "...
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
Richard and Elizabeth Jones stood on a crowded film set, looking out on a sea of actors and workers ready to shoot a scene. Every one of them reminded them of their daughter Sarah, who died two years ago on a Georgia railroad track shooting a film scene....
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
A Georgia judge won't grant early release from jail for a movie director sentenced in the death of a camera assistant struck by a freight train while shooting a film about singer Gregg Allman.
Former "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller had asked...