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When Malfunctioning Signals Cause a Train Crash
February 08, 2019
Malfunctioning train signals place motorists, rail passengers, and railroad employees at significant risk of injury or w ...
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Safety Is No Longer CSX’s Top Priority
January 14, 2019
The increasing number of accidents and injuries involving CSX Transportation indicates that the company is negligently ...
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What Caused the Deadly Metra Explosion on Chicago’s Northwest Side?
December 14, 2018
Metra track inspector Omar Solis died in a gas explosion in November 2018 and investigators are working to determine whe ...
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Dangerous Rail Cargo: Who’s Responsible for Injuries?
November 08, 2018
Cargo owners, product manufacturers, shippers, and forwarding agencies can be held liable for injuries caused by the tra ...
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NTSB Accident Report Reveals a Litany of Mistakes
October 09, 2018
Railway accidents are often the result of a culmination of multiple errors that create a lethal situation conducive for ...
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Unsafe Railroad Crossings Put Workers, Others at Risk
September 10, 2018
Unsafe railroad crossings put workers and others at risk for serious injury or death. Railway companies have a duty of [ ...
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Dealing with Railroad Claims Agents After an Injury
August 10, 2018
Understanding how to deal with claims agents after a railroad worker injury is vital because making the wrong move could ...
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Injured at Work: When Another Train Worker is Under the Influence
July 12, 2018
Railroad companies have a duty of care to their employees that includes removing impaired workers who pose a threat to [ ...
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When Employers Retaliate Against Injured Railroad Workers
June 05, 2018
OSHA regulations protect workers against retaliation for filing whistleblower complaints against a carrier for safety vi ...
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Power, Brugess and Benhamou Net $11.1M Settlement
May 07, 2018
Man suffered spinal injury after crash on expressway This article appeared in the April 11, 2018 edition of the Chicago ...
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If you have been injured in a personal injury or medical malpractice accident, do not hesitate to contact the Chicago accident and injury law firm of Cogan & Power at (312) 477-2500 to schedule a free case consultation, so that we can help you begin the process of recovery as soon as possible. If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you. And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.