Norfolk Southern suing engineer over Sewickley train crash
|By Brian Bowling, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The company is suing the engineer,
Heilig declined comment. There was no lawyer listed for him in federal court documents.
A spokesman for the
Three train engines derailed near
The railroad reported at the time that an engineer and a conductor were injured in the collision, but no names were released.
"I've never seen it, and I've done this a long time," he said.
"I've not seen one like it," he said.
"That is probably what's going on," he said.
Two of the damaged locomotives belong to
Railroad workers aren't covered by workers compensation laws and, under the Federal Employers Liability Act, can sue the railroad for on-the-job injuries.
If Heilig sued
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