FELA Claim Amtrak Injury Blog Posts | Lipkin & Higgins

FELA Claim Amtrak Injury Blog Posts

  • Posted by Lipkin Higgins on April 4, 2015

  • Posted by Lipkin Higgins on October 10, 2014

    Railroad workers are employed under extremely harsh conditions and personal injuries and railroad accidents are all too common an occurrence in this field of work. The FELA attorneys at Lipkin & Higgins have experience litigating in both state and federal courts and understand the complexities of the law.
  • Posted by Lipkin Higgins on September 9, 2014

    Railroad workers that receive injuries on the job are not covered under state Workers' Compensation laws, but rather under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).
  • Posted by Lipkin Higgins on June 6, 2014

     
  • Posted by Peter Higgins on August 8, 2011

    The Amtrak train crash in Nevada on June 24, 2011 generated a lot of national attention.  This was the railroad crash where six people were killed and many more seriously injured when a  semi tractor-trailer going over 70 mph slammed into an Amtrak train going close to 80  mph in an open stretch of desert just east of Reno obliterating several cars of the train and causing them to burst into flames.