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Sunken Train Tracks Pose Serious Dangers

Maintaining safe railroad crossings is a primary responsibility for any rail company. My colleague Randy Appleton notes in his latest post to the Norfolk Injuryboard that CSX is not fully meeting this responsibility because it has repeatedly delayed making repairs to a sunken crossing on Rt. 17 in York County, Virginia (VA). When train crossing…

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Fatal Medical Error in Military Hospital Highlights Injustice of Federal Tort Claims Act

The wife of a retired U.S. Navy petty officer died after an active-duty U.S. Navy anesthesiologist at a Virginia military hospital failed to properly re-insert a breathing tube when the wife suffered obstructed breathing due to an obstruction in her airway, according to Virginia Lawyers Weekly. A lawsuit was filed against the U.S. government through the…

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