Tag: railroad


U.S. Supreme Court Takes On Railroad Cancer Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide if railroad workers with cancer and other injuries on the job can choose to file lawsuits in certain states.

/ February 10, 2017

Big Jury Awards Spark More Railroad Cancer Lawsuits

After a railroad worker with leukemia was awarded $7.5 million last year, a growing number of lawsuits accuse railways of failing to protect workers against toxic chemicals like creosote, asbestos, and lead — and even sun exposure.

/ January 9, 2017
Railroad Cancer Lawsuit

Railroad Worker With Cancer Awarded $7.5 Million

A jury in Illinois has awarded $7.5 million to a railroad worker who developed leukemia after being exposed to creosote and other toxic chemicals on the job without protective equipment.

/ September 29, 2016