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Railroad accident sends conductor to the hospital with injuries

February 13, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. If a Connecticut railroad worker is injured on the job, the Federal Employers Liability Act enables the employee to file a personal injury claim if employer negligence was a causal factor in the incident. A railroad accident recently occurred that… Read more »

Railroad accident in another state prompts evidence challenge

February 06, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. When a Connecticut locomotive and commercial vehicle collide, it often results in fatality or serious injury to workers, passengers or vehicle occupants. Such situations often lead to criminal charges, personal injury litigation or both. A railroad accident that occurred in… Read more »

Train signals are factors in many railroad accidents

January 29, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Any passenger boarding a Connecticut train can reasonably expect that the engineer has had proper training and clearly understands the train signal system and other safety tools meant to keep riders safe along the tracks. Engineers are not the only… Read more »

Is your loved one suffering from an asbestos-related illness?

January 23, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. If you are one of many Connecticut residents who is a caregiver for someone suffering a terminal illness, you understand how physically and financially challenging, as well as emotionally traumatic, such situations can be. If your loved one suffered an asbestos illness… Read more »

Railroad worker injuries led to $3.5 million jury verdict

January 21, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Monday, January 21, 2019. Connecticut railroad workers often find themselves at risk for injury as they carry out their duties in the normal course of a workday. Railroad worker injuries often lead to litigation if an injured worker believes employer negligence was responsible… Read more »

Railroad worker injuries: What type of support is available?

January 17, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad worker injuries on Thursday, January 17, 2019. It is no secret that working on a Connecticut railroad is dangerous. In fact, railroad workers throughout the nation are doubly at risk for fatal injury compared to other workers. When fatalities occur because of employer negligence, family members… Read more »

Railroad accidents not always reported as they should be

January 09, 2019

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. There are thousands of miles of railroad tracks running through Connecticut and many other states. Most of these tracks carry freight and passenger trains, while some run commuter locomotives that travel back and forth between close-distance areas. When railroad accidents… Read more »

New system may reduce railroad accidents in Connecticut

December 31, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, December 31, 2018. Changes in the Connecticut railroad system are supposed to be completed before 2018 ends. Such changes will hopefully help reduce the number of railroad accidents, particularly on passenger trains throughout the state. The Federal Railroad Administration has demanded that the… Read more »

Railroad safety: You can refuse to do work that violates rules

December 21, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law on Friday, December 21, 2018. Working on a Connecticut railroad can be a rewarding yet dangerous job. Accident data from recent years shows just how hazardous railroad work can be, including derailments, collisions with motor vehicles at crossings or other mishaps (many of which were preventable) that… Read more »

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