Doyle Dennis LLP Files Suit Against Union Pacific and John Chop Trucking
Doyle Dennis LLP and The Youngdahl Law Firm, P.C. have a history of fighting for railroad workers who were injured on the job. Railroad workers are protected by a federal statute known as the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA). Their firms have a tenured history working for injured workers and have a deep understanding of the laws, rules, and regulations facing the railroad industry. Injured workers deserve to have someone fighting for them and representing their rights to the fullest.
On behalf of their client, Doyle Dennis LLP, along with their co-counsel The Youngdahl Law Firm, P.C. and St. Martin & Bourque, LLC recently filed suit against Union Pacific Railroad Company and John Chop Trucking LLC. Their client was employed by Union Pacific Railroad Company as a conductor on Union Pacific’s train.
On or about October 10, 2021 at approximately 3:40 p.m., the client was working as a conductor for Union Pacific on Union Pacific’s train. At the exact same time, John Chop Trucking’s 18-wheeler vehicle collided with Union Pacific’s train. The client attempted to stop the train but was unable to. Upon the collision, the client’s engineer seat failed to lock in the forward position. As a result of the collision caused by John Chop Trucking and Union Pacific’s defective seat, the client sustained serious injuries to his neck, upper back, and right shoulder.
Doyle Dennis LLP and The Youngdahl Law Firm, P.C. have decades of combined experience working for injured workers and navigating laws regarding railroads and personal injury. They have combined forces to supply an elite level of legal expertise to assist injured workers and provide support for railroaders and their families. They provide service on a contingent fee basis, meaning that they do receive compensation until you do. This way, an injured railroader can pursue a claim without feeling overburdened by expensive legal fees.
Law regarding FELA issues can be confusing during a difficult time in your life. If you are an injured railroader who was hurt on the job, contact us today to work towards receiving the compensation that you are entitled to.