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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Comstock Park Michigan

Comstock Park, established as "Mill Creek" on Indian Mill Creek in the 19th century, is an unincorporated community in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes. The population was 10,674 at the 2000 census. The CDP covers an area in southeast Alpine Township and southwest Plainfield Township near the Grand River. The Comstock Park ZIP code 49321 larger areas in central and eastern Alpine Township and western Plainfield Township, as well as a small area of southern Algoma Township. The town hosts the West Michigan Whitecaps baseball club of the Midwest 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 Michigan

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...