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- Legal Considerations in Train and Railroad Accidents
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, approximately 3,000 train accidents occur each year in the United States, and nearly 1,000 people die each year as a result. Railroad accidents may be in the form of a collision with another train, a car or bus, or even a derailment or fire.
- Five FAQ's about FELA Railroad Accident Claims
Frequently Asked Questions about the Federal Employers Liability Act.
- Choosing a Doctor After a Workplace Injury
The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system is set up to provide payment of medical expenses and lost wages related to an on-the-job injury. In-order to start off the process, a worker must simply report the injury to his or her employer. The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system is set up to provide payment of medical expenses and lost wages related to an on-the-job injury.
- Philadelphia Injury Attorney Discusses SEPTA Crashes Resulting in Serious Injury to Philadelphia Residents
SEPTA Drivers Cheating Red Lights and Stop Signs One Reason for Injuries says Attorney Weitzman - During a recent segment on FOX 29, personal injury attorney Dean Weitzman of MyPhillyLawyer discussed how reckless bus drivers put countless lives in danger by ignoring traffic signals throughout Philadelphia. “Drivers need to understand and really appreciate that they have 50 souls in their hands every trip they take,” commented Weitzman.
- Alabama Work Place Accidents: The Applicability of Federal Law
Many Alabama work place accidents are resolved through the workers' compensation claim process. However, certain industrial accidents are governed by federal legislation. This article provides a general overview of the application of the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) and the Jones Act to Alabama work place accidents.
- Blood on the Tracks: Train Accident Basics
In 2000, a train owned and operated by Union Pacific Railroad struck and killed Charles Conway, a member of a paving crew working on a roadway near Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona. Conway was operating an asphalt roller and did not hear the train.
- When Is a Railroad Worker “Employed” Under FELA?
The Nebraska Supreme Court will soon decide a case styled: Holsapple vs. Union Pacific. The issue in this FELA case is whether the employee [Holsapple] was "on the job" at the time of injury since he injured himself in the morning walking to the actual location where he was to commence work. This case is of extreme importance to FELA and especially maintenance of way workers that are constantly moving from area to area while working in gangs.
- 6 Secrets to a Successful RailRoad Employee Accident Case
Long Island RailRoad Accident Lawyer shares his knowledge with railroad workers who have been injured on the job.
- Cumulative FELA Injury Claims
Gordon & Elias, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that, after years of contemplation, we have now decided to accept cumulative or repetitive trauma FELA injury claims. Like everything else we try to do, we wanted to wait to do it right. That time has come.
- Amputation Types and Causes
Every year in the United States there are thousands of amputations performed. Amputations can be performed on various parts of the human body.