FELA – Railroad Work Injury Lawyers

Railroad workers that are injured on the job go through a different process than other injured workers. The FELA – Federal Employees Liability Act governs railroad workers. An injured railroad worker has the right sue his or her employer for damages under FELA.

What is FELA? You can learn more here.

Dangers of Railroad Work

Railroad accidents can result in life-altering injuries or death. Common railroad accident injuries include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Electrocution
  • Fractured bones
  • Illnesses related to hazardous material exposure
  • Loss-of-limb/amputation injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Wrongful Death

You can learn more about Railroad Related Work Fatalities – here.

If you were hurt or a loved one was killed or hurt in a work-related railroad accident, contact Porro, Niermann & Petersen, LLC for a free case consultation.