Verdicts Settlements

Train Conductor Gets $1.2M After Derailment

Switch set in wrong position leads to back, brain injuries

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

ibVickie Flanagan v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad:/b/i A longtime railroad engineer who was injured when a Waterbury-bound train derailed three years ago has settled her lawsuit for $1.2 million. Vickie Flanagan, 51, of Milford, was engineer of a Metro-North Railroad four-car train that was headed north from Bridgeport on June 21, 2007 at about 1:30 p.m.

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