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Philadelphia Transportation Law Firm Gives Back This Holiday Season

PHILADELPHIA (December 2016) – The Philadelphia transportation law firm Myers Lafferty Law Offices, P.C. is pleased to announce that it participated in two charitable programs during the holiday season, part of its commitment to philanthropy efforts that support some of the most vulnerable among us, included wounded veterans, abandoned animals and children fighting serious illnesses.

Myers Lafferty Partner Elected to Board of Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys

PHILADELPHIA (November 2016) – The Philadelphia transportation law firm Myers Lafferty Law Offices, P.C. is pleased to announce that the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA) has elected William L. Myers, Jr. to its Board of Managers.

Fall 2016 E-Newsletter

This e-newsletter issue features more information about the Amtrak 188 Crash Settlement, Hoboken Train Crash, recent Myers Lafferty settlements and FELA law practice.

Myers Lafferty Partner Named Lead FELA Lawyer for IBEW Railroad Department

PHILADELPHIA (October 2016) – Myers Lafferty Law Offices, P.C. is pleased to announce that the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers has chosen partner William L. Myers, Jr. as the chairman of the Railroad Department’s Designated Legal Counsel.

Amtrak Whistleblower Alleged “Plausible Claims” (Penn Record)

Transportation attorneys at Myers Lafferty defeat an Amtrak motion to dismiss its client’s whistleblower case where a former Amtrak employee claimed he was fired in violation of the Federal Rail Safety Act (FRSA).

Philly Transit Agency Forces Bargaining Impasse (IBEW News)

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) rejected federal efforts to end four years of stalled contract negotiations with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the IBEW on May 8.

Myers Lafferty Designated FELA Legal Counsel for IBEW

Myers Lafferty is proud to announce that the firm has been designated FELA Legal Counsel for IBEW. According to railroad union attorney Bill Myers, “We are proud to be among the law firms which serve the FELA legal needs of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.”

Pa. High Court Says SEPTA Can’t Get Sovereign Immunity

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is not an “arm of the state” and is therefore not immune from suits under federal law under the 11th Amendment,