Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)

Each year railroad workers are injured or killed while on the job. The number of job accidents is increasing due to a number of factors including reduced work crews, infrequent maintenance and the failure to provide safe working conditions.

What Can You Do If You Are A Worker Hurt On The Job?

Injured workers are entitled to receive compensation under the provisions of the U. S. Federal Employers’ Liability Act. This Act says that a railroader is entitled to recover damages from his company if the following facts exist:

The amount of money an injured railroad worker is entitled to recover is decided by two factors:

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