COLLINS v. BNSF – Experts in FELA Cancer Cases

Posted on January 1st, 2020 by Andrew L. Hughes

Expert testimony is an essential part of a plaintiff’s FELA cancer case. Experts provide opinion testimony on the links between exposures and cancer diagnoses, as well as scientific evidence that relates to cancer. However, railroad companies will do whatever they […]

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Locomotive Engineer w/Laryngeal Cancer & COPD – Case Summary

Posted on December 8th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

RAILROAD LARYNGEAL CANCER FROM ASBESTOS AND DIESEL EXPOSURES: William Shepard worked for Grand Trunk Western Railroad from 1950 until his retirement in 1991. Starting as a fireman on steam engines, Shepard became an engineer on diesel engines in 1954, where […]

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Norfolk Southern Engineer with Nasopharyngeal Cancer – Case Summary

Posted on November 18th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

Railroad Engineer Cancer Lawsuit: Phil Baker worked as a locomotive engineer for Norfolk Southern Railway Company for 18 years. He was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer and passed away. His wife, Linda Baker, brought suit against Norfolk Southern, alleging that her […]

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Railroads Reap Billions – Railroad Workers Left With Cancer

Posted on October 15th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

In 2018, Norfolk Southern Railway earned $4 billion in income. CSX Railroad made $4.74 billion. Union Pacific Railroad pulled down $6 billion in 2018. Whatever they may claim to the contrary, these railroads have historically prioritized profits over safety.  And […]

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Schmaltz v. Norfolk – Experts Fail to Relate Diagnosis to Railroad Herbicide

Posted on September 20th, 2019 by Andrew L. Hughes

878 F. Supp. 1119 Case Law Series- Plaintiff’s railroad herbicide exposure case dismissed because experts could not tie diagnosis to work exposure. Plaintiff Arthur E. Schmaltz worked as a carman for Norfolk & Western Railway Company (“N&W”). In May of […]

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