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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Williams Oregon

Williams is an unincorporated community in Josephine County, Oregon, United States. The area is heavily forested, and extends roughly from Oregon Route 238 (Williams Highway) south to Grayback Mountain, with no paved roads continuing on. The central point of Williams, containing the majority of the commerce, is approximately 15 miles north of the Oregon-California border. There were three different post offices in the area named for their proximity to Williams Creek: Williams, Williamsburg and Williams Creek. Williams Creek, which flows into the Applegate River, was named for Captain Robert Williams, who fought with Rogue River Indians along the creek during the Rogue River Wars. Williams post office was established in 1881 and is approximately six miles upstream from Provolt, which is on Williams Creek two miles from the Jackson-Josephine county line. The community is served by the Three Rivers School District. Williams itself contains a single school of this district - Williams Elementary School.

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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