Federal Employees Liability Act

Established 1908

FELA applies to all railroads, their employees and is the exclusive remedy for most claims an employee may have against his/her employer.

Railroad employees are injured or killed on the job daily. When this happens, the railroads retain skilled claim agents and attorneys to protect their interests. They put their legal knowledge to work - taking photographs, obtaining statements from witnesses, collecting measurements. These agents and attorneys work for the railroad, not for you.

Under FELA you are entitled to collect a claim if there is evidence that the injury was caused, in whole or part, by the fault or negligence of the railroad.

Tavormina & Young have helped many injured employees and their families receive compensation under the Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) and will continue to help those in need. If you have been injured at work call us, we will assist you through these difficult times.

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