Injured Railroad Workers Deserve Justice. Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. Can Help.
Railroad companies must provide workers with a reasonably safe workplace, conduct regular inspections and enforce safety regulations, provide training and supervise employees to prevent accidents. They must also avoid setting unreasonable deadlines and work quotas that might contribute to accidents. These regulations were laid within the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), a federal law for more than 100 years aimed at providing compensation for injured railroad workers. Through FELA lawsuits, injured workers and their families have a powerful legal remedy in the face of injury and loss.
Compensation In Railroad Injury Cases
Most workplace injuries and deaths are compensable through workers’ compensation, but workers are not usually able to sue their employers. Railroad accidents are in a class by themselves. Injured rail workers and surviving family members can file injury claims and lawsuits against employers, equipment manufacturers or other railroad employees whose negligence resulted in serious accidents.
Through FELA injury claims and wrongful death claims, plaintiffs can recover damages as follows:
- Compensation for past and future medical expenses
- Compensation for lost wages, past and future
- Compensation for pain and suffering, and mental anguish
The experience, knowledge, skill and reputation of an attorney to represent you can make a great difference in the outcome if you have been injured or lost a family member in a railroad accident. Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd. is here to help, advise and represent you in your FELA lawsuit.
Contact Our Railroad Injury Lawyers
Injured at your railroad job? Contact our law firm to schedule a free initial consultation.