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Leading Causes of Railroad Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

TASA ID: 1013

On Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at 2 p.m. ET, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with transportation engineering expert Carl Berkowitz, presented a free, one-hour, interactive webinar, Leading Causes of Railroad Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries, for all legal professionals.

This webinar discussed Station Platform Accidents, Track-Related Accidents and Railroad Crossing Accidents.

Specifically, the presenter covered:

  • Station Platform Accidents: Platform-to-Railcar Gap; Crowd Management; Slip, Trip and Fall; Premature Door Closing; Sudden Train Movement; Role of the Train Operator
  • Track-Related Accidents: Right-of-Way Trespassing, Falling from Station Platform, Sidewalk Crossings and Crossovers (Pathways)
  • Crossing Accident: Components of Grade Crossing, Design Considerations and Solutions

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About the Expert
Carl Berkowitz has extensive, broad-based transportation and traffic engineering experience. Held positions in industry, government and higher education. Plaintiff and defendant expert. Explains complex technical issues, research and safety evaluations. Expertise: pedestrian-passenger; passenger terminal/station; school, transit, commuter bus; subway; light and commuter rail; passengers on track; rail crossing; bicycle and motorcycle; pedestrian-vehicle collision; slip, trip and fall.

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