Railroad Accidents

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Poor lighting may increase chances for railroad accidents

February 06, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. For Connecticut railway workers and passengers alike, there are always risks involved with train travel. Several serious railroad accidents have occurred in recent years, including a tragedy in another state on a recent Sunday. Sadly, two railroad workers died in the incident… Read more »

Update: Workers cry foul against Amtrak re railroad accident

January 31, 2018

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Many Connecticut railroad workers and others throughout the nation have been closely following news regarding a recent train derailment. The railroad accident occurred in another state, when a massive locomotive careened off the tracks and catapulted several train cars off… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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