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Railroad Worker Injury Law Lawyers In Woodworth Wisconsin

Woodworth is a small unincorporated community in southeastern Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States, and is located on Kenosha County Highway MB at 82nd Street in the town of Bristol. The Kenosha and Rockford Railroad (the "KD Line") brought prosperity and activity to Woodworth, and a U.S. post office is located there. In the 1920s (maybe earlier), a large serum laboratory was built in Woodworth that provided wartime vaccines for troops and civilians. Woodworth's rural appearance has been featured in at least one on-location television commercial and at least one movie ("The Last Great Ride" with Ernest Borgnine and Eileen Brennan).

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 Wisconsin

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