Railroad Workers’ Throat and Nasal Cancers Linked to Formaldehyde in Diesel Fumes

In his latest post to our Norfolk Injuryboard blog, my Carolina personal injury law firm colleague Rick Shapiro shares important new information about health risks faced by rail employees for work for Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern and other railroads. Rick notes that federal health officials have listed formaldehyde, which is a component of diesel engine…

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Amtrak Privatization Proposal Opposed on Safety, Service Grounds

Within hours of the announcement that two Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives had introduced federal legislation to convert Amtrak from a single federal corporation into several privately owned passenger railroads, Democratic lawmakers, rail employee union representatives and officials from organizations that speak for train passengers voiced their opposition to the privatization proposal. Published…

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