Helping All Railroad Workers Seek Compensation for Injuries
Interstate railroad employees are covered by the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) if they are injured on the job. But what happens to contractors who are injured while working on a railroad or subway?
If you are an injured employee of a railroad contractor, you need an attorney who has FELA experience as well as experience bringing other injury claims against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) and numerous railroads throughout the Northeast.
I am attorney Ira M. Maurer, and I have more than 32 years of railroad litigation experience. In addition, I am a nationally recognized train accident trial lawyer, a founding board member of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA) and have won more than 1,000 railroad claims, including major settlements for injured employees of railroad contractors. I will explain everything you need to know about railroad injuries and the laws that may apply to your case.
Pursuing FELA Railroad Injury Claims for Clients in New York and Throughout the Northeastern U.S.
I represent railroad workers injured on the job, as well as passengers injured in rail accidents in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and states throughout the Northeast U.S.
Transit Authority Contractor Injury Attorney
People who work in railroad jobs are subject to accidents that can cause catastrophic or fatal injuries such as:
- Spinal cord and spine injuries
- Brain injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Knee injuries
- Ankle injuries
- Electric shock and electrocution
In addition, cumulative trauma or repetitive stress injuries are extremely common. Activities such as repeated lifting of heavy materials or repeated pulling of a lever can cause these injuries. Occupational diseases such as cancer are also a risk for workers who are in contact with diesel fuel and fumes, asbestos and other toxins.
I will investigate the cause of your accident to determine liability and vigorously pursue your claim against all liable parties. I can help you seek compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and related expenses. Whether we negotiate a settlement or go to trial, I have the experience and skill to represent your best interests.
To schedule a free consultation with our experienced greater Poughkeepsie lawyer, please call 845-896-5295 to speak to attorney Ira M. Maurer today.