Philly Injury Firm Says FELA Malpractice Suit Filed Too Late

Law360, Philadelphia (July 11, 2013, 4:38 PM EDT) -- A Philadelphia-based personal injury firm told a state judge Wednesday that a malpractice suit filed by a former client over an allegedly botched Federal Employers Liability Act claim was barred by the statute of limitations and should be dismissed.

In a motion for judgment on the pleadings, Forceno Goggin & Keller PC said the statute of limitations on a FELA claim filed by injured former Amtrak employee Johnny Ray Rice tolled at the latest in June 2009, meaning that the two-year window on legal malpractice claims...
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