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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Arock Oregon

Arock is an unincorporated community in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. It is part of the Ontario, OR–ID Micropolitan Statistical Area. Arock is three miles (5 km) north of U.S. Route 95 between Jordan Valley and Rome. Arock was supposedly named in 1922 for a large rock bearing Native American petroglyphs in the vicinity. Arock post office was established in 1926. Its ZIP Code is 97902. The oldest building in Malheur County, Sheep Ranch Fort, is near Arock. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Arock is one of several places in southeast Oregon that were settled by Basque herders.

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 Oregon

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

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Federal court opinions concerning railroad worker injury law in Oregon