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FELA Death Benefits – After the Worst Thing Happens

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Railroading is a dangerous business – there is no doubt about it. I’ve heard many people say that railroad operating rules are written in blood. But sometimes, even if you do everything right, the worst thing imaginable can still happen. Planning ahead for that possibility is the responsible thing to do, and there is… Read More »

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Could Some Railroads Soon Be Immune from Lawsuits?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Recently we have heard from several railroaders about the potential for state-affiliated railroads to be granted immunity from lawsuits, including Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) and Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA) claims.This is in response to a recent decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, holding that New Jersey… Read More »

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