Attorneys filed the lawsuit following the fatal derailment on behalf of 28-year-old senior software engineer Zach Schneider, a former national collegiate debate champion, who was traveling to Portland with his wife, Rebecca. She was injured but survived the catastrophe. Learn more about the suit.

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky is one of the nation’s leading personal injury firms. SM&B has secured some of the largest settlements and verdicts in the history of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It is widely regarded as the best law firm in the United States for representing workers who have been injured or killed on the job. Known for winning tough, high-profile cases, SM&B has an exceptional track record of championing the rights of injured victims.

When a tough, high-profile case requires skilled trial lawyers with the experience and resources to take on the biggest companies and insurers and win, accident victims and their families turn to SM&B for help.

Robert J. Mongeluzzi

I’m the warrior our clients need to fight for them. I’m not afraid to try a case or take on the defendants with enormous resources.

Robert J. Mongeluzzi, Founder

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Larry Bendesky

The catastrophically injured deserve a law firm with the track record, talent and financial resources to take on and defeat the largest corporations and insurance companies.

Larry Bendesky, Managing Shareholder

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Robert N. Braker

Our clients don’t get paid unless we win. So every resource we have goes to competing, winning and maximizing our client’s recovery.

Robert N. Braker, Partner

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David L. Kwass

Insurance companies know and fear SM&B. When they see our name on a case they take it seriously because they know SM&B will do whatever we can to maximize our clients’ compensation.

David L. Kwass, Partner

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Andrew R. Duffy

The most seriously injured people need real trial lawyers: lawyers who have tried high stakes, high profile cases; lawyers who have a history of record-setting results.

Andrew R. Duffy, Partner

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If you have experienced a catastrophic injury or the wrongful death of a loved one, SM&B is dedicated to achieving justice for you and your family. To learn how we can help, contact SM&B today.


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