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Railroad/FELA Injury Lawyers Use Safety Regulations Against Railroads, Including radio/dispatching regulations-This helps prove responsibility on railoads

My partner, Rick Shapiro, one of our railroad/FELA injury law attorneys, wrote an article about how we investigate and use railroad violation of safety regulations in FELA worker injury or death cases.Proving a railroad violated a regulation makes the case proof better and easier, and normally eliminates any rail employer argument that the worker violated…

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Locomotive Inspection Act Regulation Violations Involving Diesel Fumes or Toxic Exhaust Fumes, Including Asbestos Insulation

My partner, Rick Shapiro, just settled a FELA case involving a conductor who contracted diesel fume asthma, his doctor believed was caused mainly by years of  railroad engine diesel fumes at work.  A series of railroad regulations enacted under the Locomotive Inspection Act require that railroads provide locomotives that are safe in general, or that…

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Beach Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

The Virginian Pilot reported that a 24 year old man was killed early Monday in a crash involving alcohol and excessive speed. According to the Virginia Beach Police the driver of the motorcycle, Joshua Schools, of Virginia Beach was pronounced dead at the site of the crash on Lynnhaven Parkway. Schools was wearing a helmet when he…

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