August was a troubling month which resulted in several injuries and fatalities for railroad workers across the country. While some of these accidents involved a train striking a motor vehicle, others involved challenges associated with equipment, tracks or the trains themselves.
Railroad workers face dangerous work conditions on a daily basis. This is one of the reasons for the coverage provided by the Federal Employers Liability Act (or FELA) for serious injuries and wrongful death claims which arise from railroad associated work.
The recent reports of several injuries and fatalities for railroad workers associated with America’s railroads is quite concerning. Our attorneys have represented injured railroad workers in FELA injury related claims for decades. We represent the families of those who have lost their life while working on or for the railroad in wrongful death actions. This is a complex area of injury law requiring extensive legal skill and experience as well as specific knowledge relating to FELA cases and how a successful claim is achieved.
Our experienced personal injury and trial attorneys assist railroad workers and their families in action against many entities and agencies, including but not limited to:
- Railroad Companies
- CSX Transportation
- J. Corman
- BNSF Railway
- Canadian National Railway
Injured railroad workers are provided additional claims and protections under FELA when compared to most traditional workers compensation programs. HLH injury attorneys aggressively advocate on behalf of our FELA claim clients to ensure they receive full and fair compensation for the serious injuries they have been forced to endure.
If you are an injured railroad worker, or your family has lost a loved one in a fatal railroad accident in Kentucky we invite you to review the strong recommendations of our clients and the legal industry and contact HLH or call 502-583-9701 for a free consultation. Learn how we can protect your rights and interests and ensure you receive the benefits to which you are entitled.