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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Disney Oklahoma

Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 226 at the 2000 census. Despite its name, it is in no affiliation with the Walt Disney Company or Disney himself. Disney is also known as "Disney Island" because it sits on an island at the southern shore of Grand Lake O the Cherokees. OK highway 28 is the only road into and out of Disney. To get into Disney from the west, one must drive across the 1-mile long Pensacola Dam. To continue out of Disney, two more small dams with spillway gates must be crossed. The northern part of Disney is lake-front. The southern part boundaried by a wide stream. The spillways from the two small dams join this stream. Disney has a herd of "island deer" that, while wild and not kept in an enclosure, act more like dogs... sauntering across mainstreet (HwY 28) and nibbling on lawns, shrubs, and flowers. Today there is a convenience store, a bait shop, a post office, 2 drive-ins, and a sporting goods / lake apparel store in the historic "Dam Hotel" building. There are also offices for construction firms, a gift shop, two churches, and a church camp facility. When the dam was built in the early 30s, Disney was a different place—hundreds of workers, bosses, engineers, truck drivers, and all the services a large workforce would require were based in and near Disney. The Rogers Cabins motel is the former "superintendents" quarters. About 10 WPA era rock cabins, remodeled as motel rooms, are avaialble at reasonable rates. It's one of the few, if not the only, hotels / B&Bs, etc. on the southeast part of the lake. Disney's growth is limited by the size of the island and the technical difficulties with bringing municipal services across the dams, so Disney has its own water plant, no public sewer system (all septic), and no natural gas service to houses.

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 Oklahoma

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