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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Government Camp Oregon

Government Camp is an unincorporated community located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain. It is a gateway to several ski resorts, the most popular being Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood Skibowl. Also, Government Camp has its own, smaller ski resort, Summit Ski Area. And, somewhat farther (about 25 minutes on US 26), there is another very popular resort, Mount Hood Meadows. The community is located within the Mount Hood Corridor on U.S. Route 26, near its intersection with Oregon Route 35 and the Barlow Pass summit of the Cascade Range. Government Camp was given its name by settlers traveling the Barlow Road, who discovered several wagons abandoned there by the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen. Over the last decade, Government Camp went through a massive revitalization effort, thanks to a Clackamas County urban renewal district. With that district expiring in 2007, the community has been looking at ways to maintain current services. At a town hall meeting on November 17, 2006, citizens voted not to form a village 41-58. Many residents voted against the proposal in order to seek incorporation. The community is still exploring its options.

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...

Train accident injuries are not limited to catastrophic events such as train collisions. Trains are federally...