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Stats re railroad accidents mark one crossing highly dangerous

November 01, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Working on the railroad or traveling by train can be risky at times. Connecticut is no stranger to railroad accidents, which often cause catastrophic injuries to those involved. Another state, however, has been included on a list of the most dangerous… Read more »

Town considers closing crossings to prevent railroad accidents

October 25, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Train track crossings are some of the most dangerous places on our nation’s roadways, and they are often the scenes of collisions involving locomotives and motor vehicles. There have been some very serious railroad accidents in recent months throughout the country. An… Read more »

Similar railroad accidents in Connecticut have led to litigation

October 19, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, October 19, 2017. A terrible accident occurred in another state that involved railroad workers and automobile travelers. Railroad accidents in Connecticut and elsewhere often result in fatalities. Thankfully, everyone survived this collision although several people, including railroad workers, were injured. It was just… Read more »

Illegal drug use suspected factor in many railroad accidents

October 12, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Last year, a railroad tragedy occurred in another state that prompted safety advocates to pursue changes in railway commercial transportation laws regarding drug tests for employees. That’s because three of the railroad employees involved in that particular collision tested positive… Read more »

These tips may help keep you safe on the railroad

October 04, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Working on a Connecticut railroad can be a rewarding experience. Many workers enjoy long and happy careers. Perhaps you’re among them. You may have loved trains since you were a child and set your sights early upon growing up and working… Read more »

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After a century, has risk of railroad accidents decreased?

October 02, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, October 2, 2017. Connecticut residents who earn their livings on the railroad are always at risk for injury. Those who travel by train as passengers are as well. However, many railroad accidents involve nearby motorists, and revisiting a story of a tragedy that occurred 100… Read more »

Sudden impact or repeated stress re railroad worker injuries

September 27, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Those who work on Connecticut railroads often perform the same duties every day. Others have jobs where tasks and schedules fluctuate. In either circumstance, there are typically good days and bad days; bad ones often arise when railroad worker… Read more »

Railroad accidents have plagued the nation for decades

September 19, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. In 1950, a locomotive disaster left many throughout the nation horrified and grief-stricken. It occurred on a Wednesday just one day before Thanksgiving and was later labeled the worst train wreck in the history of that particular railroad. Railroad accidents… Read more »

Need help navigating the railroad disability benefits process?

September 15, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad disability benefits on Friday, September 15, 2017. News stories over the past few years have often included horrific details of train accidents in various parts of the United States. Many such accidents involve passengers and/or pedestrians; others involve workers themselves. If a recovering injured railroad worker… Read more »

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