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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.

As a part of his responsibilities, Myers will coordinate the railroad department’s designated legal counsel during the annual railroad department conference.

“I am proud to be part of this excellent group of attorneys,” said Myers. “Every one of us is dedicated to ensuring that railroaders have access to the legal counsel to which they are entitled under FELA, and it’s a responsibility we take very seriously.”

Myers Lafferty Law Offices, P.C. advocates on behalf of hardworking men and women who have been injured through the negligence of others. Each attorney at the firm is dedicated to securing justice for their clients, and years of experience handling railroad claims has ensured that Myers Lafferty is familiar with every nuance of FELA law.

In practice for more than 25 years, Bill Myers has won tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of people seriously injured in railroad accidents, automobile crashes, and by medical malpractice and dangerous products. Myers has successfully squared off against many of the largest freight and commuter railroads in the country, including CSX, Norfolk Southern, Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, Metro-North, Canadian Pacific and SEPTA. He also successfully argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, winning railroad employees the right to bring claims against their employers for emotional injuries.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) represents railroad electricians who inspect, install and maintain all electrical and electronic equipment and components in railroad shops, yards and buildings. IBEW also represents several other classes of railroad workers, including communications technicians. For more information, visit www.ibew.org/railroad.

About Myers Lafferty: Based in Philadelphia, with offices in Boston and New York, Myers Lafferty is a personal injury law firm with a focus in FELA law. Myers Lafferty understands the physical suffering, financial peril and sense of hopelessness people endure when seriously injured by others, and the firm strives to obtain for clients full compensation for the disruption to their lives, physical injuries, pain, loss of income, stress and strained relationships. When others are not responsible and your life is seriously impacted Myers Lafferty is the team you need on your side who can relentlessly advocate for you.