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Railroad Incidents (railroad workers or train-car crossing collision)
Railroad Injuries / Need a Train Accident Lawyer
Occupational Railroad Injuries
In 2002, approximately three percent (3%) of Louisiana railroad workers became injured while working. If you are working in the railroad transportation industry and have been involved in a railroad incident while on the job, the Law Office of Patrick H. Yancey can assist you in obtaining compensation to restore your health. Patrick Yancey is an experienced railroad accident attorney in Louisiana and is dedicated to serving his clients with complete commitment.
Our legal team has a thorough understanding of the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA), which is the sole and exclusive remedy in an action brought by a railroad employee against his employer. FELA claims typically allows railroad employees to recover the following types of damages if the railroad is found negligent:
Lost earnings, both past and present
Out of pocket medical expenses
Any decrease in your ability to earn wages due to your injury
Pain and suffering, both past and present
Why seek a Train Accident Lawyer?
Under FELA, the railroad has a duty to provide a safe work environment. It also should provide adequate supervision, proper training, safe tools and equipment, and safe methods to perform the required job and prevent any type of railroad injuries.
You would want assurance and safety before and after rail road accidents take place that is why you should consult with a railroad accident lawyer, as he can best protect your interests.
Individual/ Personal Railroad Injuries
Louisiana ranks fourth in the nation for collisions at railroad crossings. In 2000, 181 collisions occurred on Louisiana’s railroad crossings. 14 people died in railroad crossing collisions in 2000 and 88 people were injured. If you have been seriously injured in a railroad crossing injuries, our exceptional legal team is skilled in bringing you the justice you deserve. As a railroad accident attorney, Patrick Yancey is fully trained to bring you the optimum compensation warranted.