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Maimed 24-year old's suit dropped on eve of trial after court rules his recklessness claims barred by his own recklessness

In Hopkins v. Amtrak, 08-CV-2965 (NGG) (RML) (E.D.N.Y.), on the eve of trial in federal court in Brooklyn, following 8 years of hard fought litigation and adverse court rulings on motions in limine, a grievously injured plaintiff voluntarily dismissed with prejudice and no payment his claims against Amtrak and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), which were represented by LCBF.

Firm, 10 attorneys honored

Members Bill Ballaine, Lou Corsi, Steve Jacobs, Ron Joseph, and Mark Landman have been recognized again as NY Metro Super Lawyers. Of counsel Andrew Kornblau and associates Jim Dougherty, Charles Mondora, and Jennifer Ramme have been cited as NY Metro, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Stars. Member Diane Ruccia has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. LCBF garnered Tier 1 rankings for Railroad Law from U.S. News. See Recent Awards and Recognitions.