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Current Personal Injury Lawsuits
"Serious personal injury and wrongful death claims need to be litigated by an experienced personal injury lawyer. Hoey & Farina successfully represents individuals and their family members in train accident, car accident, and work accident cases resulting in serious personal injuries." James L. Farina
RAILROAD CROSSING ACCIDENT
Driver was killed and passengers injured when view of approaching train at an extra hazardous railroad crossing with no active warning devices was unreasonably obstructed by vegetation growing on railroad’s right of way. Hoey & Farina represents the driver’s husband and grandchildren.
COMMUTER TRAIN ACCIDENT
Commuter passenger suffered back injuries after being struck by a commuter train while in the right of way and in the process of alighting from another commuter train and walking along designated platform walkway. Hoey & Farina represents the commuter passenger.
RAILROAD EMPLOYEE / THIRD PARTY LIABILITY
An HVAC worker suffered a skull fracture, intracranial hemorrhage, brain damage and cervical spine fracture after he fell three stories due to the lack of a guardrail. Hoey & Farina represents the worker in this Third Party liability claim against the general contractor in charge of coordinating job site safety and the work of the sub-contractors at the job site.
UNSAFE WORK PLACE - "PRE-SEASON" CARS
Worker suffered injuries to her nervous system, hemi-sensory loss and chronic pain syndrome when required to work on “pre-season” cars despite the employer's knowledge of the risks of electrical shock to employees. Hoey & Farina represents the worker against her employer.
WHISTLEBLOWER / OSHA CLAIM
Railroad worker investigated and disciplined after reporting unsafe work condition, a protected action under FRSA 49 U.S.C. § 20109. Hoey & Farina represents the worker against the railroad.
TOXIC DIESEL FUMES EXPOSURE
Locomotive engineer suffered lung damage due to long term exposure to toxic diesel fumes. Hoey & Farina represents the injured engineer against the railroad.
UNSUITABLE TOOLS TO PERFORM JOB
Carman suffered inflammatory osteoarthritis from using unsafe, unsuitable tools to perform his job duties. Hoey & Farina represents the worker against their employer.
UNSAFE WORK PLACE - EXPOSURE TO TOXIC SUBSTANCES
Worker repeatedly exposed in the work place to toxic substances developed multiple cancers. Hoey & Farina represents the worker against his employer.
CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TRUCK ACCIDENT
A driver of a vehicle suffered permanent brain injuries when his vehicle was struck by a truck being operated on behalf of a construction company. Hoey & Farina represents the driver against the truck driver and the construction company.
CAR ACCIDENT INVOLVING CELL PHONE USE
Driver of an auto suffered a herniated disc (microlumbar discetomy) and other serious injuries while stopped for traffic and being struck by another vehicle whose driver was talking on a cell phone. Hoey & Farina represents the injured driver against the careless driver.
OFF DUTY RAILROADER IN MINI-VAN ACCIDENT
A passenger traveling in a minivan suffered and continues to suffer serious personal injuries after a tow truck driver, driving too fast in congested traffic, rear ended the mini-van. Hoey & Farina represents the passenger in his suit against the tow truck driver and the tow truck company.
PREMISE LIABILITY - PARKING LOT POT HOLE
A customer exiting a bookstore in an attempt to walk to her car parked in the mall’s lot stepped into a hole in the parking lot and suffered a severe fracture. Hoey & Farina represents the customer against the owners and managers of real estate.
TORT CLAIM - SNOW PLOW ACCIDENT
Driver and passengers in a car stopped for a traffic signal suffered serious and permanent personal injuries when a state snowplow violently collided with their vehicle. Hoey & Farina represents the driver and passengers in their suit against state and department of transportation under a tort claim.
If you have suffered a serious injury, or the wrongful death of a family member, call Hoey & Farina at 1-888-425-1212, or complete this form, for your FREE CONSULTATION. The FELA attorneys / Chicago train accident lawyers of Hoey & Farina represent injured railroaders throughout the United States.