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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Imnaha Oregon

Imnaha is an unincorporated community at the confluence of Little Sheep Creek and the Imnaha River in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States. Its elevation is 1,965 feet (599 m). In 2003 its population was estimated to be 12 (180 if including nearby ranches). Oregon Route 350 connects Imnaha to the nearest incorporated city, Joseph, Oregon, 30 miles (48 km) to the west. The name Imnaha means "land ruled over by Imna"; Imna was a local Native American subchief. The post office in Imnaha opened January 4, 1885, but the townsite wasn't established until 1901; it was platted in 1902.

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...