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Attorney ProfileMartin E. Jackson

Martin E. Jackson – FELA Lawyer

Mr. Jackson has represented railroad workers and their families since 1986. He has represented, counseled, and tried lawsuits for thousands of railroad employees in over 30 states and federal courts across the country. His practice is exclusively dedicated to helping those who are injured because of the negligence of others.

Martin E. Jackson was born on September 21, 1959 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. He graduated from Wofford College in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He was awarded the degree of Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1985. While attending law school, he served as the law clerk for His Excellency Richard W. Riley, Governor of South Carolina.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Jackson served as the law clerk to the Honorable Marion H. Kinon, South Carolina Circuit Judge. Upon leaving that position in 1986, he joined the nationally known litigation firm of Ness, Motley, Loadholdt, Richardson, and Poole in South Carolina. On his first day practicing law he represented a railroad worker who was dying of asbestos disease from working around the steam locomotives in a railroad roundhouse in Virginia. He has since represented hundreds of workers suffering and dying from asbestos disease, traumatic injuries and other results of railroad negligence.

In 1990 he moved to Houston, Texas where he continued to represent railroaders in Texas, the Midwest and Western United States, who were suffering from all types of traumatic injuries, traumatic brain injuries, occupational chemical exposures, hearing loss, exposures to welding fumes, lead, silica, and soil-borne bacteria.

In 2001 Mr. Jackson opened The Law Offices of Martin E. Jackson in Conifer, Colorado, located southwest of Denver. He represents injured railroad workers across the country in all types of injury claims arising from traumatic injuries and deaths, traumatic brain injuries, asbestos disease (including cancer), silicosis, welding fumes, hearing loss, diesel fumes, and other types of occupational exposures. He also handles serious personal injury and death cases arising outside of the railroad industry, including especially persons injured in accidents involving 18 wheel trucks and other commercial vehicles.

In his career, Mr. Jackson has obtained settlements and verdicts exceeding Seventy Million Dollars ($70,000,000.00) on behalf of the injured individuals he has represented.

Mr. Jackson has litigated and tried cases across the nation against numerous national and international corporations such as CSX Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Anadarko Petroleum, BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Kansas City Southern Railroad, Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, AMTRAK, numerous short-line railroads, numerous trucking companies and other businesses responsible for his client’s injuries.

Mr. Jackson is admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Courts in South Carolina (1985), Texas (1991), Colorado (2000), and Nebraska (2005). He is admitted to the United States Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, 9th, and 10th Circuits. He is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Districts of South Carolina, Texas (Southern), Nebraska, and Colorado.

Mr. Jackson is a member of the American Association for Justice (Railroad Section). He is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the South Carolina, Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska Bar Associations. He is also a certified mediator.

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