Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana FELA Lawyer’
LAWTELL, LA – A Union Pacific train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Lawtell, LA causing hundreds of people to be evacuated from their homes. Lawtell is located in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in the central part of the state about 69 miles west of Baton Rouge.
SHREVEPORT, La. – A Union Pacific railroad worker was shot and wounded by a gunman Monday night, Oct. 10, while working on the tracks near E. Jewella Ave in Shreveport, Louisiana.
JEFFERSON, LA – A woman was killed in Jefferson, LA when her car struck an oncoming Amtrak train while going through a rail crossing on April 21, 2011.
The community of Jefferson is in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana in the southern part of the state about 7 miles west of New Orleans. ... Read More
CROWLEY, LA – A husband and wife were killed in a crash with a BNSF train in Crowley, LA on Friday, October 8, 2010. The couple was in a passenger car and were killed by the oncoming train after failing to yield while trying to cross the tracks.
Crowley is in Acadia Parish, Louisiana in the southern-central part of the state about 25 miles west of Lafayette and about 79 miles southwest of Baton Rouge. ... Read More
NEW ORLEANS, La. – A man who shot a Jefferson Parish deputy Wednesday night is the main suspect in the fatal shooting of a CSX train conductor on Father’s Day, according to New Orleans police (Source: Nola.com).
Byron Ross, 23, was arrested after the shooting of JPSO Detective Solomon Burke when Burke tried to execute a search warrant at the LaBella Motel on Jefferson Highway.
Ross shot Burke through the door, striking him in the side, authorities said. Burke was protected by his bulletproof vest.
Ross is being held in Jefferson Parish on charges of attempted murder of a police officer and possession of stolen property.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand and New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas appeared at a news conference Thursday morning to announce the break in the cases. They said they were able to link the firearm that Ross had in his possession to Sunday’s murder of CSX conductor Fred Gibbs, and that the gun used in both shootings was stolen from a pawn shop near the hotel. ... Read More
CITY PARK, La. – Members of the New Orleans Police Department are investigating the apparent shooting death of a 52-year-old male. The victim was a CSX train conductor who was murdered in a train robbery attempt near City Park early Sunday morning.
According to investigators, Third District officers responded to a call of “shots fired”, and upon their arrival found the victim lying inside an Intermodal Freight Train suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the body. ... Read More