Recent News About Consolidated Rail
Ohio plaintiff discontinues liability suit against rail companies in Philly court, for possible re-filing in home state
PHILADELPHIA – A lawsuit alleging the railroad companies that a deceased switchman worked for violated the Federal Employers Liability Act and Locomotive Inspection Act by failing to protect the decedent from exposure to toxic substances, has been discontinued by its plaintiffs.
PHILADELPHIA – A former train conductor and brakeman of 36 years has settled with three rail and insurance companies which he claimed had violated the Federal Employers Liability Act, by neglecting to provide him a safe workplace and caused him to contract kidney cancer through exposure to toxic substances.
PHILADELPHIA – American Premier Underwriters and Conrail have lost their bid to dismiss litigation filed by a former train car inspector who believes the multiple myeloma he contracted was the result of his former employer violating the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), by exposing him to toxic substances.