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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Havana Arkansas

Havana is a city in Yell County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 392 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area. Arkansas Scenic State Highway 309 leads from Havana to the top of Mount Magazine, home of Arkansas's newest State Park, and the highest peak in Arkansas. Havana is located between Booneville and Danville on State Highway 10. West of Havana lies Blue Mountain Lake, a US Army Corps of Engineers Lake, which provides recreational fishing, camping, swimming and boating. Havana is in the Petit Jean River Valley, with the Ouachita Mountain range to the south, and the Ozark Mountain range to the north. Mount Magazine to the north provides camping, cabins, a brand new 100 room (each with an incredible view) lodge, hiking, hang gliding and rock climbing. Havana is home to several small businesses, and the Western Yell County High School and Jr. High School Wolverines. The area is rural, covered with timber, pastures and row crop fields. Local industry centers on poultry, livestock and crops. Trucking businesses, garment production, poultry equipment supplies, and wood-working industries are also present. Natural Gas production has also increased dramatically since approximately 2004. Although small, the City of Havana provides city water, sewer and trash service to its residents, as well as a Rural Fire Department with several pumper, tanker and brush fire trucks. Just opened in January, 2008, was the Western Yell County Medical Clinic on Hwy 10 West, followed by a new High School which opened in December 2008.

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 Arkansas

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

Train accident injuries are not limited to catastrophic events such as train collisions. Trains are federally...