The Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) allows railroad workers to pursue compensation for workplace injuries, but only if they can prove their employer bears some of the responsibility. If you're an injured railroad worker in Billings, MT, you need to get the help of a FELA attorney.
The Law Offices of Bob Fain has successfully represented railroad workers suffering from...
- Crushing injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Back and neck injuries
- Broken bones
- Respiratory disease
- Knee, hip and shoulder injuries
Attorney Fain will help you navigate FELA law and create a convincing case. Call 406-254-2967 now to arrange for a consultation with a FELA attorney in Billings, MT.
Not every railroad worker is covered by FELA law. Your protections are based on a number of different things. Here are some basic limitations of FELA:
- You must work for an interstate railroad to be protected by FELA
- You must file a claim within three years of your injury or diagnosis
- You must prove that the railroad's negligence at least partially caused the injury
If you are injured on the railroad, it is crucial that you do not sign any papers before speaking to an attorney. Reach out to us immediately so that we can give you sound advice.