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Mark Glen Sokoloff

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 at 8:13 pm    

In 1976, Mr. Sokoloff, representing his client, Paul Reutershaun, initiated the “Agent Orange” class action (Reutershaun v. Dow Chemical) which led to a record liability settlement of $750 million dollars. Mr. Sokoloff is currently representing permanently injured Amtrak and LIRR employees in FELA complaints filed in Washington, D.C., Essex County, New Jersey and Queens, New York. Mr. Sokoloff moreover is currently representing commuters in the Dundy County, Nebraska derailment.

Admitted to bar:

  • New York
  • f

  • U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals 1977

Education:

Results

  • Mr. Sokoloff was involved in drafting the first New York State Agent Orange Complaint on behalf of Consolidated Rail Conductor, Paul Reutershaun, which led to an eventual $750,000,000 product liability settlement
  • $7,000,000 – For a CONRAIL conductor initiated the Agent Orange class action, toxic tort
  • $1,400,000 FELA jury verdict for injured LIRR master mechanic injured when shuttle wagon failed at Richmond Hill Yard Verdict Search Summary
  • $925,000 – For Amtrak electric line person who fell off a ladder
  • $825,000 – For LIRR Car Appearance Maintainer injured as a result of a blue flag violation, train moved while climbing coach car
  • $670,000 – Jury verdict for an engineer injured in train collision
  • $500,000 – Settlement for a train crew as a result of a train derailment due to flooding in Oyster Bay, NY
  • $450,000 – For a Metro North conductor who was injured due to a derailment in Cos Cob, Connecticut
  • $425,000 – For LIRR Engineer who twisted his ankle on ballast, unsafe walkway
  • $350,000 – Jury verdict for an engineer as a result of a train derailment in Jamaica, Queens, NY
  • $300,000 – For Amtrak Hostler injured lumbar spine on unsafe track switch
  • $250,000 – For a General Foreman injured in shop when a Nose of a Diesel fell on him
  • $190,000 – For a Machinist whose hand was caught in railroad truck changing springs
  • $150,000 – For a conductor suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy/compartmental pain syndrome injured as a result of a rough track in the LIC yard
  • $50,000 – Settlement for a railroad worker who lost hearing due to exposure to noise at the LIRR Hillside Facility violating OSHA standards

Click here to read Mr. Sokoloff’s blog called RailRoad Ties.

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NYC FELA Attorney

Mark Glen Sokoloff specializes in representing railroad workers under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), as well as National Mediation Board Arbitrations, railroad wrongful termination, and employment discrimination claims.

Mr. Sokoloff has over 25 years of trial experience and is Designated Counsel to both the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers AFL-CIO Local Lodge 754 and the Independent Railway Supervisors Association (IRSA).

In 1976, Mr. Sokoloff, representing his client, Paul Reutershaun, initiated the “Agent Orange” class action (Reutershaun v. Dow Chemical) which led to a record liability settlement of $750 million dollars. Mr. Sokoloff is currently representing permanently injured Amtrak and LIRR employees in FELA complaints filed in Washington, D.C., Essex County, New Jersey and Queens, New York. Mr. Sokoloff moreover is currently representing commuters in the Dundy County, Nebraska derailment.

Admitted to bar:

  • New York
  • f

  • U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals 1977

Education:

Results

  • Mr. Sokoloff was involved in drafting the first New York State Agent Orange Complaint on behalf of Consolidated Rail Conductor, Paul Reutershaun, which led to an eventual $750,000,000 product liability settlement
  • $7,000,000 – For a CONRAIL conductor initiated the Agent Orange class action, toxic tort
  • $1,400,000 FELA jury verdict for injured LIRR master mechanic injured when shuttle wagon failed at Richmond Hill Yard Verdict Search Summary
  • $925,000 – For Amtrak electric line person who fell off a ladder
  • $825,000 – For LIRR Car Appearance Maintainer injured as a result of a blue flag violation, train moved while climbing coach car
  • $670,000 – Jury verdict for an engineer injured in train collision
  • $500,000 – Settlement for a train crew as a result of a train derailment due to flooding in Oyster Bay, NY
  • $450,000 – For a Metro North conductor who was injured due to a derailment in Cos Cob, Connecticut
  • $425,000 – For LIRR Engineer who twisted his ankle on ballast, unsafe walkway
  • $350,000 – Jury verdict for an engineer as a result of a train derailment in Jamaica, Queens, NY
  • $300,000 – For Amtrak Hostler injured lumbar spine on unsafe track switch
  • $250,000 – For a General Foreman injured in shop when a Nose of a Diesel fell on him
  • $190,000 – For a Machinist whose hand was caught in railroad truck changing springs
  • $150,000 – For a conductor suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy/compartmental pain syndrome injured as a result of a rough track in the LIC yard
  • $50,000 – Settlement for a railroad worker who lost hearing due to exposure to noise at the LIRR Hillside Facility violating OSHA standards

Click here to read Mr. Sokoloff’s blog called RailRoad Ties.

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Jury Verdicts Total Over $30 Million Combined

Landmark Case Results

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$13,000,000

Jury verdict obtained on behalf of an injured union painter who fell from a ladder and sustained a traumatic brain injury.

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$12,800,000

Jury verdict for a worker who suffered severe neck injury, as a result of a negligently installed door-closer by construction companies that had been hired to build a new wing of a hospital.

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$8,000,000

Jury verdict obtained for the victim of a motorcycle accident.

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$6,489,320

Recovery for a construction worker who fell through a hole in the roof.

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$6,058,000

Jury verdict for a phlebotomist diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) as a result of striking her knee.

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$6,000,000

Settlement plus lifetime Workers’ Compensation benefits. Total value $12,000,000. Produce store worker crushed by produce that fell from defective pallet.

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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13 Million

- DayLaborer Injured at Construction Site

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