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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 accidents like this one prompt serious safety questions

December 05, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Connecticut railroad workers entrust their safety to their employers, co-workers, advanced technological systems and their own instincts. Sadly, railroad accidents involving track workers are often attributed to negligence. Nearly all of these work accidents are preventable. A man in another… Read more »

Lives often hang in the balance following railroad accidents

November 26, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, November 26, 2018. Many Connecticut residents live in neighborhoods that are close to railroad tracks. When railroad accidents occur, it often affects people beyond those directly involved. A couple in another state who are in their 70s were at home together when their whole… Read more »

Railroad accidents especially tragic when workers die

October 10, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. A railroad company in another state is grieving the loss of two of its employees. Connecticut railroad accidents that result in injury or fatality to workers are always tragic as well. On a recent Thursday evening, just shy of 8… Read more »

Railroad accidents often involve automobiles and crossroads

October 03, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Most Connecticut railroad work is associated with inherent risk for personal injury. Some railroad duties are no doubt more dangerous than others. Workers who are particularly at risk for injury include those who work directly on locomotives or tracks, such… Read more »

Railroad accidents often prompt safety changes

September 10, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, September 10, 2018. Nearly one year after a horrific tragedy occurred on a northwest railroad, safety changes have yet to be fully implemented. Officials say they are on target to meet a December deadline, when new technology will be installed along the route… Read more »

Railroad accidents often prompt safety questions

August 29, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. The Connecticut railroad system and all others in the nation are overseen by strict regulations and protocol. Especially regarding railroad accidents, employers and workers must adhere to these regulations when reporting mishaps, injuries or fatalities that occur on the tracks…. Read more »

Connecticut train yards high risk areas for railroad accidents

August 23, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Railroad yards in Connecticut and elsewhere are dangerous places. Some track areas are more dangerous than others and are often scenes of railroad accidents. A recent tragedy in another state involved a train that was being maneuvered into a railroad… Read more »

Crash ranks among worst railroad accidents in company’s history

August 16, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Anyone who has ever been involved in a Connecticut train wreck understands how terrifying such situations can be. Railroad accidents often result in serious injuries to passengers or workers and, in worst cases, sometimes end in death. A derailment that… Read more »

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