FELA

Why FELA is So Important for Railroad Workers

Working on the railroad has always been a hazardous profession. Injury or death can occur suddenly and without warning. If you or a loved one is a railroad worker who has been injured on the job due to the negligence of the railroad company, you may be able to recover damages under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act or FELA.

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wrongful death

What to Do After a Wrongful Death

There are few things in life more painful than the unexpected death of a loved one. Sometimes that pain is even greater when it is believed that the loved one should not have died, especially if they are only gone because of someone else’s negligence. Quite often, recovering some of your losses requires filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Life Insurance and Wrongful Death Claims

Life Insurance and Wrongful Death Claims

September Is Life Insurance Awareness Month This year marks the 12th anniversary of Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM), an effort to raise awareness about the need for life insurance. During September, a month-long, industry-wide campaign is run to raise awareness of and provide information about this financial product. Less than half of American households have…

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Causing Wrongful Death

There is little doubt that any wrongful death is a family tragedy, but those caused by medical malpractice on the part of a negligent healthcare provider can be especially tragic because the victims trusted those certified and licensed professionals to stick to acceptable levels of care. In the state of Texas, wrongful death is a category of personal injury law that recognizes the liability of someone who causes the death of someone else for a wrongful act. Among the most common contributors to a wrongful death is through medical malpractice.

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Amtrak Engineer in Tragic Crash Was Not on His Cell Phone

Amtrak Engineer in Tragic Crash Was Not on His Cell Phone

Though their investigation is not complete, officials with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on June 10 have said that investigators looking into the tragic derailment of an Amtrak train that left eight people dead and more than 200 injured last month near Philadelphia was not using his cell phone to either make a phone call or send a text at the time of the accident.

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