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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, P.C. successfully represents individuals and their family members in train accident, car accident, and work accident cases resulting in serious personal injuries." James L. Farina
AMTRAK / TRUCK COLLISION IN NEVADA
Railroad conductor was riding as passenger in crew car when train collided with a tractor-trailer at a grade crossing causing catastrophic loss of life and personal injuries. Conductor, following railroad rules and procedures, assumed railroad conductor duties and lead other survivors to safety – requiring a 15 foot jump which caused him to suffer injuries to his head, knees, hands and spine. Hoey & Farina, P.C., along with Echeverria Law Office, represents the injured railroad conductor in his FELA lawsuit against the railroad and his personal injury lawsuit against the trucking company.
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, P.C. 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.
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, P.C. represents the worker against the railroad.
UNSUITABLE TOOLS TO PERFORM JOB
Carman suffered inflammatory osteoarthritis from using unsafe, unsuitable tools to perform his job duties. Hoey & Farina, P.C. represents the worker against their 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, P.C. represents the driver against the truck driver and the construction company.
CAR ACCIDENT INVOLVING FAILURE TO YIELD
Driver of an auto suffered fractures which required surgical repair after being hit driving who failed to yield the right-of-way to traffic when making a left turn. Hoey & Farina, P.C. represents the injured driver against the negligent driver.
UNSAFE WORK PLACE – TRACK MAINTENANCE
Railroad conductor suffered back and neck injuries after train he was riding on hit a soft spot. Hoey & Farina, P.C. represents the railroad conductor in his FELA work injury claim against the railroad.
UNSAFE EQUIPMENT – CLEATED BOOTS
Locomotive engineer suffered head and ankle injuries when exiting the cab of locomotive a cleat in the railroad issued boots caught in the flooring material, causing him to fall. As the locomotive engineer’s railroad injury lawyer, Hoey & Farina, P.C. filed an FELA lawsuit on his behalf in Illinois.
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, P.C. represents the passenger in his suit against the tow truck driver and the tow truck company.
TRUCKING ACCIDENT – CROSSING LANES
Driver, an off duty railroad employee, was in left, right-hand turning lane, when his vehicle was struck by driver of an electronics company’s truck in right, right-hand turning lane, causing him to suffer back and neck injuries. Hoey & Farina, P.C. represents the driver injured in the truck accident for his personal injury claim against both the driver and owner of the truck.