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Dangers of Sleep Apnea in Railroad Workers

Falling asleep on the job is a long-standing joke that workers kid each other with. In many industries, however, falling asleep while working can be deadly. This is especially true

Are You a Railroad Worker Injured on the Job?

The recent Railroad Safety Week recognized across the country is focused on educating the public about making safe decisions around trains and railroad tracks and other rail safety education. According

Do I Need a Virginia FELA Lawyer?

Railroad workers face dangers on a daily basis that can cause severe injuries or due because of long-term exposure. When a worker has been injured or diagnosed with a railroad-related

Does Cigarette Smoking Have an Impact on a FELA Claim?

Over the past several decades, there have been multiple studies that have confirmed that the conditions that railroad workers are forced to work in can cause them to develop cancer.

FELA Lawsuit Depositions

If you are a railroad worker who suffered a work-related injury or developed an illness like mesothelioma from exposures to asbestos or other dangerous substances on the job, you have

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Virginia FELA Attorney: Railroad Mesothelioma Cancer Lawsuits

A recent ruling by a federal judge could benefit many asbestos disease victims and their families who file mesothelioma cancer lawsuits, allowing the plaintiff’s attorneys to call four expert witnesses

Misdiagnosing Asbestosis as Chronic Heart Failure

Our Virginia personal injury law firm has written extensively about the extensive asbestos exposure railroad workers had for decades until the use of asbestos was replaced by other insulation materials.

How Often Is Asbestosis Misdiagnosed as Chronic Bronchitis?

It has been well documented – and proven in courtroom after courtroom – that breathing in asbestos fibers leads to the development of asbestosis. Asbestosis is long-term inflammation and scarring

FELA and Asbestos Disease Claims

The Federal Employer’s Act (FELA) was enacted by Congress in 1908 to protect and compensate railroad workers injured on the job when the railroad is at least partially negligent in

What Is the Federal Employers’ Act (FELA)?

The Federal Employers’ Act (FELA) was enacted by Congress in 1908 to protect and compensate railroad workers injured on the job if the railroad is at least partially negligent in