Railroad Accidents

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Outcomes in litigation re railroad accidents vary by incident

August 16, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Anyone who works or has worked on a Connecticut railroad likely understands the tremendous risks often involved in such work. Railroad work is considered one of the most dangerous lines of work in the nation; however, not all railroad accidents involve railroad… Read more »

Railroad accidents involving pedestrians especially tragic

August 07, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Monday, August 7, 2017. There are many dangers along Connecticut railways. Those who work on the railroad are at great risk for injuries as this type of work is among the most dangerous in the nation. However, not only employees may suffer injuries when railroad… Read more »

Can oil and leaves on tracks cause railroad accidents?

July 12, 2017

On behalf of Cahill & Perry, P.C. Attorneys at Law posted in railroad accidents on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Some people say so. In fact, a man who was working for a railroad in another state claims that was a key factor that caused a terrible two-locomotive collision in which he was involved. As in this instance, railroad accidents in Connecticut… Read more »

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