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Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky Representing Family of Amtrak Worker Killed in Chester Crash


Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/21/2016 -- Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is personal injury law firm that is regarded by many as one of the best law firms in the U.S. for people who have been injured, and for the loved ones of those who have been killed on the job. This law firm has locations in Philadelphia, PA, Marlton, NJ, Media, PA, and Norristown, PA and represents people throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Whether the client needs a Philadelphia malpractice lawyer or a boat accident lawyer in Philadelphia, they will represent the case. Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is representing the family of an Amtrak worker who was killed in a Chester crash on April 3, 2016.

The family of Joe Carter, the 40-year-old Amtrak employee, filed a lawsuit following a crash that killed him on the job. He was out on the tracks in a backhoe cleaning ballasts when an Amtrak train collided with the backhoe, killing Carter. Robert J. Mongeluzzi of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is the attorney co-representing the Carter family and hoping, along with the family, that this never happens again. The lawsuit has 23 ways to claim that Amtrak was negligent because of failure to divert the train from where people were performing work.

Amtrak has standards that include diverting trains from tracks where people are working, notifying personnel of where workers are on the tracks, and making sure train engineers are alerted about track workers. The suit that was filed claiming Amtrak was negligent in their actions seeks an excess of $500,000 for medical, funeral and burial costs, pain and suffering damages, loss of income, and retirement and Social Security income.

To learn more about this case or how Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky can help represent a personal injury case, contact them at 215-496-8282.

About Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky
Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky is a law firm that offers personal injury lawyers in New Jersey and Philadelphia. The attorneys at Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky have achieved some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They also represent construction workers who have been injured or killed.

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