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Public Health: Diesel exhaust fumes are ‘major cancer risk’ and as deadly as asbestos and mustard gas, says World Health Organization

Posted on July 7, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

  Diesel exhaust found to cause lung cancer and associated with an increased risk of bladder cancerTWorld Health Organization.  The France-based International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the WHO, has reclassified diesel exhausts from ‘probable’ carcinogens to a group of substances that have definite links to cancer.   Research has shown that … Continue reading Public Health: Diesel exhaust fumes are ‘major cancer risk’ and as deadly as asbestos and mustard gas, says World Health Organization

Class Action Lawsuits: BNSF Panhandle, Texas Train Wreck Diesel Explosions & Increased Cancer Risks For Exposed Residents

Posted on July 7, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Amarillo Globe News Quackenbush Law Firm is currently accepting personal injury and property damage cases against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad’s Panhandle, Texas train wreck. Two trains collided and caused a series of massive explosions and fires which burned for days. Initial investigations have confirmed that many residents of Panhandle, Texas were … Continue reading Class Action Lawsuits: BNSF Panhandle, Texas Train Wreck Diesel Explosions & Increased Cancer Risks For Exposed Residents

Amarillo Railroad Accidents: Quackenbush Law Firm Now Accepting New Clients as Part of Class Action Suit Against BNSF Railroad After Deadly Collision

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by Amarillo News Channel 10 and Daily Mail Quackenbush Law Firm is accepting new clients as a part of a class action lawsuit to be filed against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for personal injury and property damages caused by the train wreck in Panhandle, Texas. WARNING: DO NOT SIGN A RELEASE OR ACCEPT … Continue reading Amarillo Railroad Accidents: Quackenbush Law Firm Now Accepting New Clients as Part of Class Action Suit Against BNSF Railroad After Deadly Collision

Amarillo Accidental Death: Third Train Crash Victim, Lara Gayle Taylor, was Mother and Athlete of Amarillo, TX

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo Courtesy Amarillo Globe-News. Lara Gayle Taylor, 45, of Amarillo was a mother and an avid athlete who liked to stay in shape. Friends described Taylor in online messages as a “bright light” who had a good heart and was a “treat to be around.” According to an obituary submitted by Meyers Funeral Chapels in … Continue reading Amarillo Accidental Death: Third Train Crash Victim, Lara Gayle Taylor, was Mother and Athlete of Amarillo, TX

Amarillo Railroad Accidents: Search continues for BNSF crew member

Posted on July 3, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The search continued Friday for the third railroad employee presumed dead after two BNSF Railway freight trains collided near the town of Panhandle, BNSF spokesman Joe Faust said. The remains of two train crew members were found Wednesday. Family members identified the two crew members as Cody Owens, 52, and Kenneth Smith, 59. A fourth … Continue reading Amarillo Railroad Accidents: Search continues for BNSF crew member

Amarillo Wrongful Death: Train victims Cody Owens and Kenneth “K.P.” Smith Lived Rich Lives with Love of Family, Outdoors

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Kenneth “K.P.” Smith (Left) and Cody Owens (Right), the two found victims in the Panhandle train collision. Photo Courtesy Amarillo Globe News.  They had much in common, much more than working for BNSF Railway. They were family men and longtime husbands. One was the doting father of three children, the other the active father of … Continue reading Amarillo Wrongful Death: Train victims Cody Owens and Kenneth “K.P.” Smith Lived Rich Lives with Love of Family, Outdoors

Amarillo Accidental Death: Crews Find Remains of 2 employees, including Cody Owens of Claude, TX

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Cody Owens of Claude, TX Photo Courtesy Amarillo News Channel 10.  PANHANDLE — BNSF officials have recovered the remains of two employees from the Tuesday wreckage of a head-on collision between two freight trains. The search for a third missing employee is still underway. “We are still in recovery mode for the third employee, and … Continue reading Amarillo Accidental Death: Crews Find Remains of 2 employees, including Cody Owens of Claude, TX

Amarillo Railroad Accidents: NTSB Press Conference on BNSF Wreck

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The NTSB held a press conference yesterday updating the events at the crash site where two BNSF trains collided head on in Panhandle. At this time, the investigation continues by NTSB. Public Information Officer Nicholas Worrell said the track has been cleared of the wreckage, which has been moved to the side. There has been … Continue reading Amarillo Railroad Accidents: NTSB Press Conference on BNSF Wreck

Amarillo Accidental Death: Family of Cody Owens, Train Collision victim: “He did his job with a smile on his face”

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports Photo provided by: Amarillo News Channel 10. PANHANDLE, TX (KFDA) – According to his brother-in-law, Cody Owens performed his job with BNSF Railway daily with the best attitude possible. Mark Moore said authorities notified his family yesterday of Owens’ passing, one of the confirmed fatalities in … Continue reading Amarillo Accidental Death: Family of Cody Owens, Train Collision victim: “He did his job with a smile on his face”

Amarillo Local News: Crews Continue Fighting Fire From Train Wreck, 3 Still Missing

Posted on June 30, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Crews continued to work trying to smolder a fire at the scene of a train crash that happened Tuesday morning in the Texas panhandle. Three crew members are still missing and one hospitalized after head-on train collision between new freight trains in Panhandle, Texas. The impact of the crash caused several box cars to derail … Continue reading Amarillo Local News: Crews Continue Fighting Fire From Train Wreck, 3 Still Missing