Murphy, Campbell Alliston & Quinn attorneys represent railroad companies in litigation involving personal injury, property damage, and employment matters. A substantial portion of our railroad practice consists of the defense of injury claim brought by railroad employees under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA). Our attorneys have litigated FELA matters involving acute injuries, occupational disease, cumulative trauma, and occupational hearing loss.
The railroad litigators at Murphy, Campbell, Alliston & Quinn are well versed in all federal statutes and regulations affecting railroad companies, including the Federal Railroad Safety Act, the Safety Appliance Act, the Locomotive Inspection Act, and the Railway Labor Act. Having a firm grasp on the evolving legal issues facing the railroad industry allows us to effectively defend our clients during all stages of litigation. We are dedicated to providing effective legal services to our clients, and pride ourselves in the quality of our written and oral advocacy.
We also represent railroad companies in cases involving grade crossing accidents, trespasser injuries, and derailments. Our attorneys have experience defending property damage matters alleging flood and fire damage. The broad experience of our railroad litigators also includes defending railroad companies and individual railroad employees in employment discrimination suits brought under both state and federal law.
Our knowledge and expertise in these areas have allowed us to successfully defend our clients’ interests in federal and state courts throughout the State of California. We have also handled appeals on behalf of our railroad clients and our attorneys have successfully argued in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of a major Class I railroad.