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Our blog contains legal articles to inform and assist you in topics related to railroad injuries and the FELA organization.

Safety Regulation Compliance Does Not Preclude Filing a FELA Claim

A railroad worker hurt on the job files a claim under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA) to receive compensation […]

FELA Claims as Distinct and Separate Assertions than Workers’ Compensation Cases

Railway workers injured on the job can seek compensation for any suffering by filing a claim under the Federal Employer’s […]

ARLA Issues Statement on Racial and Economic Equality

The Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA) is a trial lawyer group whose primary purpose is to improve the conditions […]

Frequently Asked Questions on Occupational Disability Annuities

Certain railroad employees are entitled to an occupational disability annuity under the Railroad Retirement Act. There are several questions surrounding […]

The Use of “Safer Alternatives” in Proving Fault in Railway Safety Cases

Railroad workers that are injured on the job must file a claim under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA). Workers […]

Frost v. BNSF Railway Company – 9th Circuit Rules in Favor of Railway Employee

Frost v. BNSF Railway Co. was decided last year by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court essentially held […]

Union Pacific Cuts Executive Salaries in Wake of Coronavirus

Union Pacific announced Monday that it will be cutting salaries and forcing workers to take unpaid leave due to the […]

Railroad Workers Get/Ask for Relief Due to COVID-19

First the good news. Railroad workers are starting to see some much-needed relief as COVID-19 cases continue to rise. The […]

Protection for Railroad Workers Needing Sick Days

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across our nation and impact countless individuals, we want to make sure […]

BNSF Management Practices Encourage the Suppression of Workplace Injuries

A recent lawsuit tried in federal court has exposed a flawed culture within Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway. Testimony […]

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