Blog Posts in 2012

  • What is Discovery?

    || 22-Oct-2012

    For those that are filing a claim regarding an injury that they suffered while working on a railroad, there will be a number of steps involved in a case. One of these will be the period of discovery. FELA does not work in the same way workers' compensation does and those that seek to gain benefits through this means will need to prove the validity of their case. In a civil action for a ...
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    || 9-Jul-2012

    Many railroaders have injuries which cause severe pain in their bodies. This pain can be described as "shooting pains," "radiating or radicular pain," "neuralgia," or just "chronic pain." In any event, this pain is often disabling and results in a serious loss of the quality of life and the ability to work in many cases. In the past, many doctors have ...
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  • FELA: Federal Employers' Liability Act

    || 31-May-2012

    The Federal Employers' Liability Act, also referred to as the FELA, is an important piece of legislation for railroad workers. It was originally enacted in 1906, but was found unconstitutional before being enacted against two years later by Congress. It serves to protect the rights of railroad workers that have been injured on the job, providing compensation if they are able to prove that they ...
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  • Welcome to our new Railroad Injury Blog

    || 9-May-2012

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Railroad Injury Blog with an RSS feed located here.
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