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Firm FELA Attorneys Take Prominent Leadership Positions With the American Association of Justice

Posted on Jul 14, 2011
Firm FELA attorneys John C. and Rick Shapiro were nominated to prestigious railroad law leadership positions within the American Association for Justice. John was named president of the AAJ's FELA litigation group and Rick was named secretary and newsletter editor of the railroad law section. 

Both John and Rick have been practicing railroad worker injury law for years and secured large settlements and verdicts for their clients. For example, John secured a $650,000 jury verdict for a rail worker who suffered a serious back injury from a train-truck crossing accident. Rick secured a $978,000 jury verdict for a rail worker who suffered a major shoulder injury.  

Given their success in this area of injury law and recent leadership nominations, John and Rick have become leading, preimenent FELA attorneys in Virginia (VA) and the eastern United States.
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