Tag: railroad worker injury

An Overview of a FELA Injury Lawsuit

Railroad workers who are injured on the job as a result of their employer’s negligence have the right to file a Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) lawsuit and recover damages.

Common Injuries Suffered in a Railroad Work Environment

It is well known that the risk of work-related injuries is present in several different occupations. In some occupations, however, the risk is more prominent compared to others. Railroad work

Understanding the Impact of Coworker Negligence on Your FELA Claim

One of the unique aspects of the protections the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) provides employees may recover under the Act for injuries caused by their fellow employees.  A railroad

NYC’s Metro-North Line Reports More Injuries in 2015

Metro-North, a major commuter railroad line in the New York City metro region, reported this week that both customer and employee injuries increased in 2015. Statistics show that total employee

Railroad Tries to Dismiss Employee Lawsuit

Norfolk Southern Railway Company has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit against it, alleging that a former employee has falsified a workplace injury. The former railroad worker filed his

Railroad Worker Wins Lawsuit for Job Injuries

A former railroad car inspector in Philadelphia PA whose workplace injuries forced an early retirement won a $597,000 verdict by a jury. The former railroad worker had to end his