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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Sonoita Arizona

Sonoita is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States. The population was 826 at the 2000 census. The name of the CDP is the O'odham Ṣon ʼOidag, which may be best translated as "spring field". (There are several places that the O'odham called Ṣon ʼOidag within 200 km of this place, all agricultural spots. ) Sonoita has for many years been a popular place for wealthy Arizonans to establish vacation and retirement homes and ranches. Sonoita is presently experiencing significant growth.

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

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Federal court opinions concerning railroad worker injury law in Arizona