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When Should You Hire a Long Beach Railroad Worker Injury Attorney?

Railroad Accident

railroad tracksAt The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV, our skilled Long Beach railroad worker injury lawyers have experience representing railroad workers who have sustained injuries as the result of negligence and safety violations while on the job. Railroad worker injury cases are very complex, and it is in an injured railroad worker's best interest to hire successful and aggressive legal representation right away. If you are a railroad worker who has been injured on the job, please contact The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV today to discuss your case with a dedicated railroad accident attorney.

The first step in a successful railroad worker injury case is investigating all aspects that led up to the accident. The investigation is then followed by assessing liability and determining which party was at fault. At The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV, our Long Beach personal injury attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case, and, if necessary, obtain the assistance of expert witnesses who specialize in railroad accidents and on the job injuries.

Railroad Injury and Fatality Statistics

According to FELA, if a railroad worker is injured while on the job, he or she may be entitled to monetary compensation although not workers compensation. The amount of monetary compensation an injured railroad worker may collect depends on many factors, including how much fault lies on both the defendant (the employer) and the plaintiff (the injured worker). In many cases, injured railroad workers may be able to obtain a higher amount of monetary compensation, as compared to similarly injured (non-railroad) workers who filed for workers compensation.

The following are some recent United States injury and fatality statistics concerning railroad workers:

In the U.S., it is the responsibility of railroad employers to provide their railroad workers with a safe workplace that is free of hazards. The Federal Employers Liability Act was passed in 1908 due to the high number of railroad workers who had suffered fatal injuries while on the job. Click here for more information from the Federal Railroad Administration.

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