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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Bay Shore New York

Bay Shore is a hamlet, located in the Town of Islip, County of Suffolk County, New York, United States. Bay Shore celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2008. The population was 23,852 at the 2000 census. Bay Shore is 42 miles from Manhattan, 75 miles from Montauk and 69 miles from Orient Point. Bay Shore is surrounded by West Islip, Brightwaters, and West Bay Shore to the west, North Bay Shore, Brentwood, Baywood, and Deer Park to the north, Islip to the east, and the Great South Bay and Fire Island to the south. Bay Shore has a railroad station of the Montauk Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, which serves both commuters and vacationers as a major gateway to Fire Island and New York City. Bay Shore (along with Brightwaters) is served by the Bay Shore Union Free School District.

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 New York

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