Railroad work has a long history in this country. In building the arteries of the nation, workers faced risk, injury and even death. It led to the Federal Employers Liability Act in 1908, which still regulates the industry over a century later.
New York and Atlantic Railway (NYAR) has been under scrutiny before for putting both their workers and commuters on the rails at risk, and it looks like there is a reason for concern once again.
Are you thinking about blowing the whistle on the misuse of government monies? Be aware the U.S. Department of Justice is changing the way it handles False Claim Act qui tam cases. Here is an article quoting me on that change: https://www.law.com/ctlawtribune/sites/ctlawtribune/2018/01/25/this-is-a-good-thing-conn-attorneys-supportive-of-justice-departments-fca-memo/?slreturn=20180027160757
If you’ve traveled the New York City subway system lately, you may have noticed grime, crumbling, litter, rodents, flickering lights and even crime. “Why doesn’t this city fix this mess,” you may have wondered. The short answer is that the city can’t afford to maintain its subway lines.