If you work in any part of the railroad industry,you are well-aware of the many job-related problems and hazards that you must face on a daily basis. Just going to work, day-in and day-out, can present serious risks to your health and life. Regardless of the dangers, your employer is required by law to ensure its employees have a safe and secure work environment that is reasonably free from direct harm.
Railroad injuries may include the following:
These injuries are typically sustained in common railroad accidents:
Keep in mind that some injuries may not present themselves immediately. In fact, some symptoms of railroad injuries may take months or years to be fully be revealed.
Do not wait until it is too late to take legal action.
If, at any point during your employment with a railroad company, you begin to suspect that you have sustained a work-related injury, consult a skilled New Orleans personal injury lawyer from The Voorhies Law Firm.
If you were injured while working on a railroad,you could be eligible to file a claim under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA). This specific legal protection has been guaranteed to railroad employees who have suffered injuries or damages due to a negligent railroad company.
As former federal law clerks and former insurance defense lawyers, we also have the resources and knowledge necessary to litigate your case in all levels of local, state, and federal courts. We can be trusted to stand by your side, advocate for your rights, and pursue rightful compensation on your behalf. Let us advise you during every aspect of these complicated legal issues.
No matter where your train accident occurred, we have an extensive network of professional contacts, medical experts, and forensic investigators. Our New Orleans train accident attorneys at The Voorhies Law Firm can access accident reconstruction, gather eyewitness statements, and/or collect other revealing evidence. With a complete and thorough investigation, we can help prove your case and maximize your compensation.
Our relentless approach to representing our clients’ rights at all levels of court has been a key factor in helping our clients recover tens of millions in damages over the past 3 years.
If you have been involved in a train accident and need to take swift legal action against a liable party or insurance company, call or email us for a free consultation.
Whether you are located in Morgan City, Houma, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Franklin, New Iberia, or a low-lying area of Louisiana, The Voorhies Law Firm can properly handle your case.
Contact The Voorhies Law Firm to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our New Orleans experienced attorneys.