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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Gober Texas

Gober is an unincorporated community in southeastern Fannin County, Texas, United States. Its elevation is 650 feet (198 m). Although Gober is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75443, which first opened in 1879. Gober was established as Grittersville in the 1840s; the name was changed in 1885 to honor the builders of the community's first mill, who were named Gober. The community has declined somewhat from its high point in the 1930s; today, it lies at the junction of FM 68 and FM 271.

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 Texas

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

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