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Commuter train spokesman suggests way to avoid railroad accidents

October 11, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Many railroad systems, including some in Connecticut, are constructed in such ways that tracks (and trains) exist and travel in suburban areas. In fact, a commuter system in another state has at least four sets of tracks that carry approximately… Read more »

Connecticut railroad worker injuries leave questions unanswered

October 11, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. A Connecticut state representative publicly expressed his frustration recently, following a train collision. Several railroad worker injuries occurred, and the senator seemed to suggest that he was upset at the way the railroad company tried to downplay the issue…. Read more »

Would safety equipment have prevented railroad accidents?

October 11, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Traveling by train or working on a Connecticut railroad is part of many residents’ lifestyles. Sadly, several serious railroad accidents have taken place throughout the nation in recent months that have caused many passengers and workers to question whether immediate safety upgrades… Read more »

Fatal railroad worker injuries after switching mishap

October 11, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently investigating a recent incident that resulted in tragedy on a railroad line in another state. Connecticut has been the scene of fatal railroad worker injuries like this in the past. The OSHA investigation… Read more »

Do you qualify for occupational railroad disability benefits?

May 15, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad disability benefits on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The Federal Rail Safety Act protects railroad workers in Connecticut and other states when they engage in certain legally protected activities, such as reporting a hazardous safety condition on the job. If you suffer an occupational injury that results… Read more »

Million dollar update on railroad worker injuries case

May 09, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Although workplace discrimination is illegal, many Connecticut railroad employees still worry about possibly losing their jobs if they were to report an injury or call out an employer regarding unfair treatment in the workplace. A conductor who suffered severe… Read more »

Fatal railroad worker injuries prompt investigation

May 01, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Duties on a Connecticut railroad sometimes include relocating rail cars from one section of tracks to another. Any type of work that takes place directly on railroad tracks can be dangerous. That is why railroad employers are obligated to… Read more »

Railroad accidents involving passengers prompt investigations

April 22, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, April 22, 2019. When a passenger on a Connecticut train is injured during travel, there are often a lot of questions that need answered. When passenger-related railroad accidents occur in this state or any other, it typically prompts official investigations that may last… Read more »

Connecticut railroad tracks may be placing you at risk

April 20, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Whether you’ve been working on a Connecticut railroad for decades or just recently started a new job, there are certain issues that may place you at risk for injury. Your employer can help reduce that risk and, in fact, is legally obligated… Read more »

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