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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Noti Oregon

Noti (pronounced NO-tie) is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States, and is located in the foothills of the Central Oregon Coast Range. It was formerly located on Oregon Route 126, but after realignment in 1996, the highway passes just north of the community. The Noti post office was established in 1913, when the name was changed from Portola. As of the 2000 census, Noti had a total population of 699. Noti and its close communities of Elmira and Veneta lay on the Western edge of the Southern Willamette Valley. The Fern Ridge Reservoir lies between the cluster of rural areas and Eugene; the community of Crow lies just to the South. Two lumber mills operate in Noti. Swanson Brothers is the older of the two mills. It began operations in 1937. Swanson-Superior Forest Products has operated a small-diameter log mill in Noti since 1973. In 2002, Noti Grade School, a landmark built in 1927 and known as "The Little Blue School", was closed.

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...