If you or a member of your immediate family has been seriously injured while working for BNSF or UP on the railroad or in a rail yard, it is important that you completely understand your legal rights and the extent of the compensation that you are entitled to before you attempt to deal with your employer. Many times, the railroad company will attempt to pay you off before you ever have the chance to consult with a FELA attorney.
Do not allow yourself to fall victim to the railroad company’s dirty tricks. Their goal is to get away with paying you and your family the least amount of money possible. Protect yourself and call our Fort Worth Railroad Injury Lawyers today – toll free at 800-354-6275 or locally at 817-294-1900.
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Recovering Lost Wages, Benefits and Additional Compensation After a FELA Railroad Injury
If you have been seriously injured on the railroad – or if your loved one was killed in a fatal railroad accident – then you and your family are going to lose a significant income coming into your household. However, FELA allows accident victims to recover substantial compensation which includes all past and future lost wages resulting from a serious workplace injury.
It is critical, however, that you consult with a board certified Fort Worth FELA injury attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you recover full justice for you and your family.