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Category Results for: Railroad Injuries

  • Rossi Vucinovich Denver Railroad Injury Verdict

    UPRR Carman represented by Rossi Vucinovich receives Million Dollar Award in Record Denver County Court Verdict

    Published October 17, 2017

    CASE: Darrell Nestor v. Union Pacific Railroad Company CLAIM: Nestor claims carpal tunnel from mechanics gloves in Denver repair shop Pretrial offer: $20,000 Last offer before verdict: $100,000 Gross Verdict: $1,150,000.00 WHAT HAPPENED:  Darrell Nestor is a carman who hired on with UPRR in 2008.  He performed routine car repairs and track...
  • Vital rail-safety upgrade may get delayed for three years

    Published October 5, 2017

    A federal bill amendment could push back the deadline by which railroads are expected to install a vital safety upgrade. Congress may extend deadline for positive train control to 2018 Rail safety experts have expressed outrage over a proposal to delay the deadline by which railroads across the country are...
  • New Year’s FELA Railroad Injury Tips

    Published October 5, 2017

    Happy New Year from your Designated Legal Counsel (DLC). I write as part of my annual message to wish you and your loved ones a wonderful and ambitious 2017. Here is some information to consider for the coming year: Do I have to give a recorded statement if injured on...
  • 2017 SMART Tips for Rail Workers

    Published October 5, 2017

    UNIONBROTHERHOODANDTHEFELA—-why are they Important? The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common Interestsoftheworker.The history of the labor movement and formation of unions date back centuries.Through this movement, unions have successfully fought for improvement in wages, benefits, workplace safety and hours worked.SMART has...