Verdicts & Settlements


Our client, a 36 year old female from a foreign country was riding her bicycle on a street in Los Angeles when she was struck by an MTA bus. According to the Police Report and "investigation" by the Los Angeles Police Department, our client was found to be the sole cause of the accident for violating Vehicle Code 21202 (a bicyclist shall ride as close as practicable to the right hand curb) and swerving into the path of the bus.
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A Union Pacific Water Service Supervisor with well over twenty years of service suffered a back sprain after lifting a heavy air conditioner unit. The plaintiff's medical records stated that the injury occurred at his home. Additionally the records contained years of treatment for his back which was not connected to the accident at the railroad. The defendant railroad took the position that plaintiff's back problems were caused entirely by inherited degenerative arthritis and that lifting air conditioning units were a normal part of his work duties. No back surgery.
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A 55 year old able bodied seaman suffered a back strain while assisting in lifting a wheel chair from the vessel to dock.
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TRIAL RESULTS

In recent years, the following trial results were won by our firm on behalf of injured railroad workers
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The cases listed below are a small cross-sampling of various operating department FELA cases our firm has settled against the major railroad companies.
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The cases listed below are a small cross-sampling of the results our firm has obtained on behalf of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way members.
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A 53-year old shopcraft worker from California was caused to fall in a pit in the Diesel Shop. The railroad contended that the accident was due to the negligence of the plaintiff. The plaintiff suffered serious internal and head injuries.
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