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Amtrak Victim Retains Messa & Associates for Injuries Sustained in Last Week’s Fatal Derailment

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Amtrak Victim Retains Messa & Associates for Injuries Sustained in Last Week’s Fatal Derailment

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 19, 2015

Philadelphia personal injury law firm, Messa & Associates, has been retained to file a personal injury claim against Amtrak for injuries sustained by a 35-year old male as a result of last Tuesday’s fatal train derailment at Frankford Junction. The young man sustained serious head trauma, multiple fractures, and required surgery to treat his many injuries.

Joseph L. Messa, Jr. of Messa & Associates, who is representing the client, plans to file a complaint in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas by the end of this week. Mr. Messa spoke of the case, saying,

“My client’s injuries are extensive and his life will be permanently altered from this point forward. It is now my job as this man’s lawyer to make sure his life can return to some state of normalcy. I wish the same thing for all of the victims of last Tuesday’s horrific events; that they and/or their families can begin to undergo physical and emotional healing and return to a state of normalcy.”

Joseph L. Messa, Jr. is an AV-rated attorney, listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and was named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Messa is also an advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2009 to 2015 and was selected to the Top 100 Pennsylvania and Top 100 Philadelphia lists for 2012, 2013, and 2015.

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About Messa & Associates, P.C.
Messa & Associates, P.C. represents individuals and their families in complex personal injury matters, including catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, fires and explosions. Our attorneys serve Pennsylvania clients throughout the state, including in Philadelphia and other surrounding communities in Montgomery County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Bucks County. Messa & Associates are also proud to serve New Jersey clients throughout that state, and also litigate selected cases throughout the country.

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