The transportation practice group at Lugenbuhl provides knowledgeable and successful representation on diverse matters including, employee claims arising under the Federal Employers Liability Act (“FELA”) and the Federal Railroad Safety Act (“FRSA”), Occupational Injury claims, servitude, expropriation and right-of-way disputes, highway-rail grade crossing accidents, trespasser and other third-party injury actions, cargo and property damage claims, as well as hazardous material releases resulting in both ordinary and class action proceedings from our offices strategically located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Gulfport, Mississippi, and Houston, Texas.
Our attorneys have a lengthy and close partnership with the railroad industry and have developed a broad understanding of the laws and regulations governing the industry’s areas of operation. This wealth of experience allows us to partner well with the knowledgeable rail industry professionals with whom we work in addressing the many challenges faced by the industry. We seek creative, value-added solutions, using processes and methods designed to efficiently achieve the best result for our clients. Several of our litigators are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, Louisiana Super Lawyers®, New Orleans Magazine, Top Lawyers, and have been chosen as leaders in the law by New Orleans City Business.
Major Casualties and Personal Injuries
When accidents happen, Lugenbuhl attorneys respond with a boots-on-the-ground approach. Being onsite quickly after accidents occur, enables our team to advise our clients with respect to casualties, explosions, property damages, personal injuries or even death. It also allows us to stand by our client during FRA, NTSB, and witness communications. We believe immediate actions result in a thorough investigation and ease coordination for our clients during high-profile casualties.
Lugenbuhl attorneys are litigators and well-versed in the courtroom, mediation, arbitration or at appellate oral arguments.