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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Goodyear Arizona

Goodyear is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city was 47,359. Goodyear was the third fastest-growing place among all cities and towns in Arizona of any size between 1990 and 2000. The Cleveland Indians of baseball's American League moved their spring training facility to Goodyear from Winter Haven, Florida and rejoined the Cactus League in February 2009, after a 15-year absence. Before that, the Indians held spring training for many years in Tuscon. On April 7, 2008, Goodyear's city council unanimously approved a memorandum to fund a new $33 million baseball spring training complex for Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians. This includes a 10,000-seat park, Goodyear Ballpark. The Reds and the Indians will have separate offices, clubhouses and practice fields. The Indians, who had held their spring training in Tucson, Arizona for many years until moving to Winter Haven, Florida in 1993, agreed to return their spring training location back to Arizona on December 21, 2006. On June 6, 2008, Goodyear won the All-America City Award, sponsored by the National Civic League.

What is railroad worker injury law?

Railroad worker injuries are covered under the Federal Employees Liability Act which requires that a railroad maintains their fleet, ensuring that their trains are in good working order and free of defects. If a railroad does not comply with these standards, they may be liable for injuries to their workers. Damages railroad workers may receive include medical treatments, present and future lost wages and mental trauma. An injury on the railway can range from a minor sprain to a spinal injury so severe that it leads to death. Some of the most common injuries that affect railway workers are head trauma, knee injuries, back injuries, neck injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain trauma or spinal cord injuries. The Federal Employees Liability Act protects railroad workers and others as diverse as clerical employees whose day-to-day functions do not directly involve trains or outdoor activity.

Answers to railroad worker injury law issues in Arizona

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

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