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The Railway Labor Act and Railroad Workers’ Right to Strike

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by Jon Jones, Associate In January 2022, the BLET and SMART-TD, which represent nearly 17,000…

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Railroad Attendance Policies – What Are Your Rights?

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by Scott Gershenson, Counsel It is hard to imagine a more significant development in day-to-day…

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U.S. Supreme Court Update: FELA Case Involving Locomotive Safety Is Decided (Sort Of)

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by Nelson Wolff, Senior Partner On April 28, 2022, the Supreme Court issued its decision…

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“A Jury of Your Peers?” – The Pros and Cons of Jury Trials

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So far in this edition of the Railroad Injury Newsletter, we have discussed the various…

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“What Laws Protect Railroad Workers?”

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Many railroaders who suffer on-duty injuries or are the subject of unfair retaliation may be…

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Why It Matters to You Whether Your Locomotive is “In Use” When You Suffer an On-Duty Injury

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*The Supreme Court Will Decide the Issue Later This Year Imagine that a freight train…

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“Don’t Touch that General Release!” – The Risk in Settling Too Soon

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Picture this. You fell and hit your head while working for the Railroad, an incident…

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“A Company Lawyer in Disguise” – What to Expect When Speaking to a Railroad Claim Agent

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After a railroad worker becomes injured while on the job, the next step is often…

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