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Did the Engineer in the Hoboken Train Accident Have Sleep Apnea?

In mid-November, The Associated Press reported that the engineer operating the NJ commuter train involved in September’s deadly Hoboken crash was suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea at the time of the incident. Investigators are not yet sure whether the conductor’s sleep apnea played a part in the Hoboken train accident, which led to over a hundred injuries and one woman’s death. However, because of the revelation, the engineer’s sleep apnea…
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Is It Too Dangerous to Ride a New Jersey Transit Train?

According to WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, a Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) investigation has unearthed several safety violations within the New Jersey Transit train system. The FRA review began in the spring well before the Hoboken train accident in September that left over 100 injured and claimed one woman’s life. What Types of Safety Violations Were Found on New Jersey Transit’s Trains? The FRA review led to the discovery of the following…
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What to Do in a Train Crash

In the wake of the Hoboken train crash that left one woman dead and more than 100 others injured, there are still a lot of questions left to be answered. What led to the train wreck? How can we keep train wrecks like this from happening? Until we can figure out how to prevent train crashes, what can passengers do to raise their chances of surviving a train accident? Where…
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New Jersey Transit Already Under Investigation Prior to the Hoboken Train Accident?

Authorities, including the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), are still trying to figure out what led to the deadly Hoboken train accident that happened at the end of September. One woman was killed and over 100 were injured as a result of the train crash, which we wrote about in a previous blog and our own Ken Rothweiler spoke about on Fox 29 News. The…
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Ken Rothweiler Appearing on Fox 29 to Discuss the New Jersey Train Accident

You’re going to want to have your televisions set to Fox 29 at 7:15 am on Saturday, October 1, because our very own Ken Rothweiler will be featured in a segment on Fox 29 News regarding the Hoboken, New Jersey train accident. During the segment, which will be hosted by Fox’s Bill Anderson, Ken will be providing detailed legal analysis and insights about the New Jersey commuter train crash, including:…
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At Least One Killed, Nearly 100 Hurt in New Jersey Train Accident. What Happened?

A Hoboken, New Jersey train accident has resulted in, at least, one person’s death and around 100 injuries, including a number of severe injuries, according to The New York Times. Emergency responders were still at the scene and investigators had yet to piece together what led to the tragic incident at the time of this writing. However, the report in The Times cites the account of a senior transportation official…
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