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Transportation

The movement of people and goods can be a risky business. Common carriers, trucking companies, maritime and railroad transportation hinge on many moving parts. Claims of property damage or personal injury, including wrongful death and class action litigation, require skilled legal representation. Often the result of tragic accidents and high-profile in nature, we bring empathy, skilled crisis management, and technical experience to our defense of Transportation industry clients.

We have represented railroads in the defense of claims raised under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) lawsuits as related to railroad workers injured on the job. In addition, we have represented individual clients in personal injury lawsuits, as well as in suits brought against public agencies.


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Client Alert – SCOTUS Issues Big Decision for California Employers in Viking Cruises case on Arbitration of Employee Claims

By: Senior Counsel I. Hooshie Broomand and Associate Collin Chandler Employers throughout California won a significant battle to protect their interests against the onslaught of cases involving California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA”) this week after the United State Superior Court handed down its opinion in the case of...

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2022 Director Elevations

Murphy Pearson is pleased to announce the elevation of Thomas F. Mazzucco, Christopher R. Ulrich and Joseph S. Leveroni to the positions of Directors. All three newly appointed directors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the firm. Serving a wide range of practices, they have each forged...

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Expertise, Diversity & Growth Define Firm’s Seattle Office

Long before Zoom, virtual backgrounds and home offices, Murphy Pearson (MPBF) attorney Nick Larson needed to relocate from San Francisco and work remotely from Washington state. MPBF agreed to this arrangement on a trial basis. Nearly a decade later it is clear that this arrangement did not simply function,...

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