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Railroad worker injuries have been occurring since the 1800s

July 08, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Saturday, July 8, 2017. When the first tracks were laid for the transcontinental railroad in the 1800s, many people took advantage of new job opportunities by securing work at various locations along the planned route. Many of the workers were immigrants, perhaps including… Read more »

What illnesses are associated with asbestos exposure?

July 06, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in blog on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Over the last 100 years, railroad workers here in Connecticut and across the country have worked around asbestos. Brakes, pipes and boilers are just some of the equipment insulated with asbestos in the railroad industry. Railcars used to be full of… Read more »

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Amtrak service often affected by railroad accidents

June 29, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, June 29, 2017. Railroad work is definitely among jobs at risk for injury; in fact, many consider it one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation. Connecticut railroad workers may relate to the devastation often caused to employees and families when railroad accidents occur…. Read more »

Navigating the aftermath of railroad worker injuries

June 22, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Getting injured on the job in Connecticut is more likely in some industries than others. Working on the railroad ranks high on lists naming most dangerous jobs in the nation. Knowing where to turn for support when railroad worker… Read more »

Railroad worker injuries often lead to litigation

June 16, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Friday, June 16, 2017. There’s a difference between working on a railroad and other jobs, such as construction, agriculture or industrial, when it comes to obtaining recovery after workplace accidents. Most Connecticut residents are familiar with the workers’ compensation program that provides benefits… Read more »

Where to seek support following railroad worker injuries

June 08, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Traveling by train in Connecticut and throughout the nation remains a popular form of vehicular navigation. A successful train operation includes the people behind the scenes who work long hours and put forth much effort to maintain locomotive safety… Read more »

Railroad accidents often change lives forever

May 29, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, May 29, 2017. Many travelers choose trains as their preferred mode of transportation. Others make their livings on the railroad. Such work and travel often provides scenic beauty of pastoral Connecticut landscapes and surrounding countrysides and hills, but when railroad accidents occur, the devastation that… Read more »

Railroad worker injuries focus of a recent lawsuit

May 25, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Most employees in Connecticut are able to file claims for workers’ compensation benefits if they’re involved in workplace accidents that result in their own injuries. Railroad worker injuries, however, are not covered under workers’ comp for all railroad accident… Read more »

Aging equipment can lead to dangerous railroad accidents

May 13, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Passenger trains have been a popular means of transportation for individuals in Connecticut and elsewhere for many years. Individuals who live in areas of heavily congested traffic often rely on trains to reach their destinations on time. The workers who… Read more »

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