A former Illinois Central Railroad and Canadian National Railway employee claims he developed a non-malignant respiratory disease after more than 30 years of working near asbestos fibers.
An employee of Canadian National Railway Company (CNRC) filed a Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) complaint in U.S. District Court Aug. 7, seeking damages in excess of $300,000 claiming the railroad failed to provide him a safe place to work.
An Illinois Central Railroad (ICRR) maintenance worker alleges he suffers from respiratory illness and extreme nervousness over concerns he will develop cancer because of work-related exposure to silica, asbestos and diesel fumes.
A passenger in a vehicle struck by a Union Pacific train on Old Freeburg Road in Belleville is suing the railroad and the car's driver for permanent injuries he sustained in an accident June 6, 2003. He is represented by the Belleville law firm McGlynn & McGlynn.
Wednesday, September 29th, 2004