Injured Workers

Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA)

Since 1908, FELA has been providing protections for railroad workers who suffered an on-the-job injury. The level of proof in these cases is that the railroad must be proven to be partially negligent for the worker’s injury. FELA covers bodily injury but it also covers other injuries including: Asbestos exposure Repetitive stress injury Cumulative trauma [..]

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Mississippi Workers’ Compensation

Workers who are injured on the job and file a workers’ compensation claim often face an immediate denial. Surprisingly, only 20 percent of those who receive a denial will pursue their claim further. This is good news for employers and insurance companies but bad news for employees. When you suffer an on-the-job injury or you [..]

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