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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Fairview Tennessee

Fairview is a city located in Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 5,800 at the 2000 census. There is also an unincorporated community of the same name in Scott County. Fairview has experienced steady growth over the last few years. Currently, Fairview has some major construction projects going on with the construction of a major shopping center in the heart of the city. Publix Supermarkets will be opening their new grocery store in January of 2011. Along with the Publix Supermarket, there are several other shops that will be opening in the new plaza. This is by far one of the largest construction projects to take place in Fairview in many years.

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 Tennessee

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