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What is a Statute of Limitations? Why Is It Important for Railroad Workers to Know?

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If you are injured while working for the railroad, you have a limited amount of…

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What qualifies as a hazardous safety condition under the Federal Rail Safety Act (“FRSA”)?

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Beer with Fish and Chips, and a Side of Hazardous Safety Conditions by Nelson Wolff,…

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Has Your Railroad Employer Impermissibly Punished or Retaliated Against You?

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What To Do If You Think You May Be a Whistleblower by Jerry Schlichter, Managing…

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Schlichter Bogard & Denton Unveils New Look, Updated Features in UseLaws App for Railroad Workers

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UseLaws Puts Critical Resources and Key Information Regarding Railroad Workers’ Rights at Users’ Fingertips Schlichter…

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If a contractor caused my injuries, am I protected under the FELA?

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In our last newsletter, we discussed how the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“the FELA”) protects…

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Eight Safety Features Required Under the Railroad Safety Appliance Act

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This 121-year-old act is keeping railroad workers safe. Do you know the eight safety features…

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Do I have to be clocked in for the FELA to apply?

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by Jon Jones, Associate The Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”) (45 U.S.C. §§ 51-60) requires…

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What Role Does Negligence Play in FELA Claims?

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by Scott Gershenson, Associate Some railroad workers, medical and billing professionals, and even some attorneys…

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