Tag: railroad worker accident

Common Injuries Suffered in a Railroad Work Environment

It is well known that the risk of work-related injuries is present in several different occupations. In some occupations, however, the risk is more prominent compared to others. Railroad work

Filing a FELA Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Despite continued calls for railroad safety, railroad workers continue to perform their jobs in often dangerous conditions. These conditions frequently result in serious injuries to workers and even more tragically,

Truck Driver Awarded Millions After Railroad Injury Lawsuit

A jury in Tyler, Texas awarded more than $8 million to a truck driver from East Texas who suffered serious injuries in a railroad accident in May 2015. The truck driver

New York Railroad Must Face Workplace Injury Lawsuit, Judge Rules

A New York federal judge in Long Island ruled last week that the Long Island Railroad Company must face a negligence lawsuit due to poor medical advice it allegedly provided

Railroad Worker Wins Lawsuit for Job Injuries

A former railroad car inspector in Philadelphia PA whose workplace injuries forced an early retirement won a $597,000 verdict by a jury. The former railroad worker had to end his

New York Metro Hit With $250,000 Fine for Retaliating Against Injured Worker

The US Labor Department levied a $250,000 fine against New York-based Metro-North Railroad after it retaliated against an injured railroad worker. The Labor Department ordered Metro North to pay the