PHILADELPHIA (November 2016) – The Philadelphia transportation attorneys are The Myers Firm are pleased to announce that the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA) has elected William L. Myers, Jr. to its Board of Managers.

Formed in 1989, ARLA is a professional association of attorneys representing injured railroad workers and their families. ARLA aims to promote rail safety for the public, safe working conditions for railroaders, and a system of full compensation for injured railroad employees.

“I am proud to be part of ARLA and honored to have been selected to the board,” said Myers. “ARLA and its members are dedicated to promoting safety for both railroaders and the riding public, and fighting for fair compensation for injured employees.”

The Myers Firm advocates on behalf of hardworking men and women who have been injured through the negligence of others. Each attorney at the firm is dedicated to securing justice for the firm’s clients, and years of experience handling railroad claims has ensured that The Myers Firm is familiar with every nuance of FELA law, which protects injured railroad workers.

In practice for more than 25 years, William L. Myers, Jr. has won tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of people seriously injured in railroad accidents, automobile crashes, and by medical malpractice and dangerous products. Myers has successfully squared off against many of the largest freight and commuter railroads in the country, including CSX, Norfolk Southern, Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, Metro-North, Canadian Pacific and SEPTA. He also successfully argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, winning railroad employees the right to bring claims against their employers for emotional injuries.

About The Myers Firm: Based in Philadelphia, with offices in Boston and New York, The Myers Firm is a personal injury law firm with a focus in FELA law. Myers Firm attorneys understand the physical suffering, financial peril and sense of hopelessness people endure when seriously injured by others, and the firm strives to obtain for clients full compensation for the disruption to their lives, physical injuries, pain, loss of income, stress and strained relationships. When others are not responsible and your life is seriously impacted The Myers Firm is the team you need on your side who can relentlessly advocate for you.