Railroad Accidents and FELA
New York railroad accident and FELA attorney
Working on a railroad can be hazardous. Laws have been enacted including Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) to protect railroad employees who are injured and provide compensation and money damages for those injuries. Employees have a right to bring a direct claim and lawsuit against their employer.
Passengers, commuters and the public are often injured by the negligence of railroads. This may involve a train or subway. It can take place at a train or subway station, on the stairs, on the train or subway, in the repair facility or terminal or even a railroad crossing. When someone is injured you need to consult an attorney who is experienced in protecting your rights.
Whether injured on Amtrak, the Long Island Railroad (LIRR), Metro North, an MTA train, NYC Subway or Path Train, Alan Chorne can help.
If you or a family member has been injured you may well be entitled to collect money damages.
Call Alan Chorne at 212 349 9100 or contact him online for a free consultation.