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Railroad accidents in Connecticut and beyond may prompt changes

December 28, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Safety is always a high priority where Connecticut railway systems are concerned. In fact, it’s logical to assume that most railroad companies throughout the nation consider worker and passenger safety a top concern. When railroad accidents occur, investigations often lead to changes… Read more »

Workers sometimes file legal claims following railroad accidents

December 05, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The Federal Employers Liability Act protects Connecticut railroad workers by allowing them to file injury claims against employers based upon evidence of negligence. The railroad system is unique in this way as workers in other industries who receive workers’ compensation… Read more »

Know how to protect yourself if you’re injured on the railroad

December 01, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Friday, December 1, 2017. You might be one of many Connecticut railroad workers whose dream of working with trains began in childhood. Perhaps you come from a family where railroad work spans across several generations. Working on the railroad can be a rewarding experience;… Read more »

One state has been site of nation’s worst railroad accidents

November 30, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, November 30, 2017. By and large, Connecticut railroad travel is considered safe, so long as everyone from start to finish adheres to national railroad safety regulations. As with all forms of motorized travel, however, there is always a risk for personal injury when… Read more »

Cover all bases re railroad worker injuries and FELA

November 21, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Working on a Connecticut railroad (or any other railway system in the nation) is an extremely dangerous job. There have been several recent railroad accidents that resulted in railroad worker injuries and deaths. Fortunately, recovering railroad workers are protected by the… Read more »

Railroad accidents may be caused by failures to comply

November 15, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Connecticut and all other states have compliance regulations that govern railroad work. In 2016, a horrendous crash took place when a locomotive barreling along the tracks at close to 100 mph slammed into a backhoe, resulting in many injuries and… Read more »

Tracking railroad safety and tips for how to avoid accidents

November 07, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. If you work on a Connecticut railroad, you may already be aware that there are enough railroad tracks laid in the United States to encircle the earth — eight times. Whether you work on a freight train or one that carries… Read more »

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Protection for workers injured in railroad accidents

November 07, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Working on a Connecticut railroad (or one in any other state in the nation) can be extremely dangerous. In fact, railroad work is often considered one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation. Any train worker, from a lineman… Read more »

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