Topic: Transportation

FELA Preempts State Law

FELA Worker Not Eligible for New York’s No Fault Insurance Benefits By: Christopher J. Hoare, Esq. In a recent New York State Court decision, Christin v. Metro North Commuter Railroad, et al., the court reaffirmed the FELA’s superiority over N.Y. State Insurance Law when it dismissed the lawsuit filed by a railroad worker who was […]

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Capehart Scatchard Transportation Chair Appointed Receiver of Historical Rail Equipment

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Transportation Department Chairman, John K. Fiorilla Esq., was recently appointed by Judge Karen Suter, Chancery Division, Burlington County as receiver of the historic rail equipment owned by the Pemberton Township Historic Trust.  As receiver, he is charged with auctioning off and finding new locations for the rail equipment currently stored […]

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