Why Railroad Workers Can’t Wait To File Retaliation Cases Under The FRSA

It’s happened at least a dozen times this year. A potential client calls and tells me how they’ve been fired from a railroad in retaliation for reporting an injury or bad ordering a car or reporting track defects, or getting medical treatment, or … well you get the idea. I listen intently and begin to formulate the case in my head. Then I ask the pivotal question, “when did this happen?” “Well, I just got

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What Railroad Workers Need to Know About the FELA

 I could happily get through most days doing nothing but quoting Caddyshack. I’ve already been distracted for the last 10 minutes by looking up video clips and quotes from that cinematic classic and giggling to myself. But what the hell does it have to do with the title of this post? Well, at one point in the movie, Spaulding Smails, the lazy, spoiled nephew of the esteemed Judge Smails (played by Ted Knight) is attempting

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The Railroad Worker’s “Miranda” Rights: Tips for After Your Injury

It’s not as sexy as Law & Order, but if you’re injured working for the railroad, chances are one of the first people you hear from will be a representative from company management. This can be a scary time as you worry about your health and career so there are a few things you should know about your rights if you find yourself in that situation.1. You have the right to remain silent.You’ve seen it

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