FELA Claims for Lymphomas and Hodgkin's Disease
Railroad Injury Attorney
Lymphoma is normally treated through radiation therapy or chemotherapy
which can take a severe toll on the patient. It is costly and usually
only successful in achieving a remission of the disease rather than a
cure. Patients may have to receive multiple treatments with recurrences
of the cancer. It originates in the lymphatic system, which is part of
the body's immune system, and in advanced stages it will spread throughout
the lymph nodes and into other organs. Symptoms include night sweats,
unexplained weight loss and enlargement of the lymph nodes, such as in
the arm pits, abdomen and groin.
Contact an Experienced FELA Lawyer Today!
A successful FELA lawsuit is not limited in the amount the jury may award
in damages unlike a normal workers' compensation claim. While railroad
workers are eligible to receive more generous compensation than other
workers, they also have the challenge of proving that the
occupational cancer was caused or contributed to by the employer's negligence. It is possible
that you received
exposure to welding fumes,
benzene exposure or
chemical solvent exposure, or were subjected to some other source of carcinogens in your career
as a railroader. Marty Jackson will work closely with you to determine
the causes of your disease and represent you throughout the process of
seeking a settlement.
The Law Offices of Martin E. Jackson has secured more than $50 million
on behalf of railroad workers across the country who suffered injuries
and illnesses caused by employer negligence. If you have lymphoma or Hodgkin's
disease, contact The Law Offices of Martin E. Jackson today for a consultation.
The Federal Employers' Liability Act provides for your right to sue
your employer if you suffer an
occupational disease which should have been prevented, and you may be entitled to a settlement
under this law.