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Do I Have to Give a Statement to a Railroad Claim Agent in a FELA Case?

We are often asked “Do I have to give a statement to a railroad claim agent in a FELA case?”  The short and simple answer is “no, you do not have to provide a statement” before contacting an experienced FELA injury attorney at HLH for a free consultation at 502-583-9701 and speaking with union representation. … Continued

FELA Injury Claim for Railroad Employees in Kentucky

What is required to file a FELA injury claim for railroad employees in Kentucky?  FELA was passed in 1908 with the intention of providing almost guaranteed payment for employees, additional incentives for employers to more strictly enforce safety regulations, and to provide sufficient compensation for those who are injured while working in a rail yard … Continued

Several Injuries and Fatalities for Railroad Workers in August

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 … Continued

FELA Injury Compensation So Important for Those Who Work on Kentucky Railroads

Why is FELA injury compensation so important to those who work on Kentucky railroads?  Railroad workers must put in long hours on the job, and are asked to perform difficult and dangerous work.  The risks a railroad worker encounters in a normal work day are much higher than many other professions.  When an injury occurs, … Continued

Positive Train Control or PTC Could Reduce FELA Injuries

Recent train accidents resulting in injury have returned the concept of Positive Train Control  or PTC to the national conversation, especially as it pertains to the reduction of FELA injuries.  PTC could reduce FELA injuries and increase safety on our railways.  In essence, PTC is a complex safety system comprised of many components from onboard … Continued

Kentucky Railroad Employee Accidents Require Proven FELA Attorneys

Kentucky railroad employee accidents require proven FELA attorneys with the legal skill and trial experience to manage complex legal railroad injury cases.  Railroad workers who are injured in a work related railroad accident are protected by additional duties imposed upon railroad employers, including but not limited to: Providing a reasonably safe workplace (even though railroad … Continued

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