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$500,000 Settlement for Railroad Worker Who Suffered Disabling Electric Shock Injury

What Happened Our national railroad injury law firm client was inspecting a locomotive in a rail yard in the eastern United States when he suffered an electric shock to his neck. He described the pain as being “stung by 1,000 bumblebees.” The train maintenance worker sought immediate medical care and filed an injury report, but…

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Railroad Engineer Receives Confidential Lung Damage Settlement After Exploding Battery Exposes Him to Toxic Fumes

What Happened Our Virginia-based railroad injury case client was working as a train engineer when he breathed in sulfuric acid fumes and other harmful airborne chemicals from a locomotive battery that exploded without warning. His exposure to the toxic fumes lasted hours because he had no knowledge of how dangerous the smoke from the exploded…

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