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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Drewsey Oregon

Drewsey is an unincorporated community in Harney County, Oregon, United States. Before European American settlement, the area was a favorite camping spot for the Paiute tribe of Native Americans. It is located on the middle fork of the Malheur River, about 45 miles east of Burns, off U.S. Route 20. According to Oregon Geographic Names, in 1883 Abner Robbins opened a store in the locality and he named the place "Gouge Eye" to commemorate a local dispute. When the Robbins applied for a post office, postal authorities didn't accept the original name, so he changed it to "Drusy". When the office was established in 1884, however, it was registered under the name "Drewsey". The current ZIP Code is 97904. Electricity did not reach Drewsey until 1942. The town's elevation is 4,148 feet. As of 2008 its population was 18.

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

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