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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Hydro Oklahoma

Hydro is a town in Blaine and Caddo counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 1,060 at the 2000 census. Hydro was home to Lucille Hammons, a Route 66 icon dubbed "The Mother of the Mother Road. " Her motel and gas station still stand on Old Route 66 just west of Hydro. A modern replica of the station, with a large restaurant attached, is in nearby Weatherford. In downtown Hydro, an old-fashioned drug store still serves sodas and lunch. Also downtown is the "World Famous Hydro Bar. " The bar has been in business since the early years of Hydro and still has pictures of the old-fasioned wood swinging doors that used to be the front doors to the bar. Minnie Lou Bradley, matriarch of the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle, grew up on a wheat farm near Hydro.

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

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

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