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February 10, 2015 Blog

Handling Disability Claims for Workers at Major Railroad Companies

Mike Murburg, P.A., which focuses exclusively on disability benefits recovery, has represented workers in the major railroad industry companies for the past three decades. Our firm maintains offices in locations throughout Florida, with our central office location in Tampa. We also help workers employed by the large railroads along the Eastern Seaboard and in other major railroad hubs throughout the United States. Our Florida offices regularly assist workers employed by:

  • Amtrak (AMTK)
  • CSX
  • CSX Transportation (CSXT)

Amtrak Connects Passengers to All Parts of the Country

Amtrak connects passengers in major cities throughout the United States and the smaller towns along the way, amounting to 500 destinations in 46 states, District of Columbia and Canada. The Silver Service / Palmetto route travels along the Northeast South region, stopping in New York, Washington, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

During its October 2012 to September 2013 fiscal year, 31.6 million passengers took an Amtrak train. More than 86,000 passengers ride more than 300 Amtrak trains every day. To serve this high volume of passengers, Amtrak employs approximately 20,000 workers who keep the train system safe and the operations efficient.

CSX Hauls Freight in America

CSX runs freight trains over 21,000 miles of track through 23 states, District of Columbia and Canada. The system is designed to reach the highest population centers in the main corridors of the United States to deliver goods to two-thirds of America. CSX operates approximately 1,350 trains each day to transport about 20,000 carloads daily. CSX Corporation subsidiaries include CSX Transportation, Inc.; CSX Intermodal Terminals; CSX Technology; CSX Real Property, Inc.; TRANSFLO; and Total Distribution Services, Inc.

Within Florida, CSX hauled more than 1.1 million carloads of cargo along 2,800 miles of track. The CSX system imports to and exports out of Florida a variety of commodities, including agricultural products, food, consumer goods, automobiles, energy resources and chemicals. This leading transport company contributes to the thriving Florida economy. CSX maintains its headquarters in Jacksonville; major rail yards in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville; intermodal terminals in Tampa, Winter Haven and Jacksonville; TRANSFLO terminals in Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Sanford and Jacksonville; and automotive distribution centers in Tampa, Jupiter, Orlando and Jacksonville. To keep CSX running smoothly in Florida, the corporation employs more than 5,000 workers.

Passenger Transportation in the United States

Together, these major train companies handle more than one-third of the passenger traffic in the United States:

  • Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
  • Metro-North Railroad (MTA)
  • New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA)
  • New Jersey Transit (NJT)
  • Massachusetts Bat Transportation Authority (MBTA)
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Mike Murburg, P.A. works regularly with workers employed by these companies. In addition, we continually handle disability claims arising from employment with:

  • Norfolk Southern (NS)
  • Georgia and Florida Railway (GFRR)
  • Georgia Southern and Florida Railway (GSF)
  • Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
  • The Mosaic Company (IMCX)
  • Union Pacific (UP)
  • Florida Central Railroad (FCEN)
  • Florida West Coast Railroad (FWCR)
  • Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
  • Florida Northern Railroad (FNOR)
  • Seminole Gulf Railway (SGLR)
  • Miami Metromover
  • F/K/A as Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway
  • Kansas city Southern (KSU)

Get the Help You Need with Your Railroad Board Disability Annuity Claims

For more information about how Mike Murburg, P.A. can assist you with your Railroad Board disability annuity claim, call our office at (813) 264-5363 or send us a message online. We do not charge for your case evaluation and we handle your claim on contingency, meaning we do not charge you for lawyers’ fees of expenses until we recover your disability payments.