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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Maricopa Arizona

Maricopa is a city in Pinal County, Arizona, United States, thirty miles south of Phoenix in the Gila River Valley. As of 2008, its population is estimated to be 45,571, an increase of 44,531 over the 2000 census figure of 1,040. This makes it the largest city in the county and Arizona's seventeenth-largest city. Maricopa's annexation plans during the next decade are likely to result in major growth in both population and area .

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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