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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Winslow Arizona

Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 9,931. It was named for either Edward F. Winslow, president of St. Louis and San Francisco Rail Road, which owned one half of the old Atlantic and Pacific Railroad or Tom Winslow, a prospector who lived in the area. The last Harvey House (the La Posada Hotel) opened in 1930. It was designed by Mary Colter. The hotel closed in 1957 and was used by the Santa Fe Railroad for offices. The city, which was a stop on the U.S. Route 66, was bypassed by I-40 in the 1970s. It achieved national fame in 1972 in the Eagles song “Take it Easy” which had the verse “standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona. " The Santa Fe Railroad abandoned the La Posada in 1994 and announced plans to tear it down. It was saved and now caters to Route 66 fans.

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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