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The Impact on FELA Plaintiffs: Bowers v. CSX Transportation Inc.

In a divided court opinion, the Georgia Court of Appeals recently ruled to use a more stringent and elusive standard to exclude...

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The Dangers of Toxic Silica Exposure for Railroad Workers

What is silica? When railroad track workers operate tools or heavy machinery that disturb the railroad ballast, toxic silica dust is released...

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Norfolk Southern Railroad’s Cover-Up of Toxic Derailment Site

The Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, left residents with serious concerns about the ongoing health risks to their community....

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For Railroad Workers, Carcinogens are All Around

Unfortunately, the railroad professionals who facilitate the transport of around 370 million people and 1.7 billion tons of freight in the U.S....

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Railroad Throat Cancer

Railroad workers diagnosed with throat cancers, including laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer, may be entitled to compensation under the FELA. Call 312-877-5588 to...

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Railroad Welding, Chromium Exposures & Cancer

Many railroad workers are at an increased risk of cancer as a result of being exposed to chromium through welding. Call 312-877-5588...

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Railroad Workers & Mesothelioma

Railroad workers are at an elevated risk of mesothelioma. Why is that? Because, historically, railroad workers have endured chronic exposures to asbestos....

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Mechanics & Asbestos

Mechanics are at an elevated risk of cancer and other diseases due to their workplace exposure to asbestos. What is Asbestos? Asbestos...

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Camp Lejeune Lawsuit

If you or a loved one has served, lived, or worked at the U.S. Marine Corps’ base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina...

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Andrew took over my asthma claim with the railroad after a different law firm failed to meet expectations. Andrew’s unique expertise in the field of diesel related injury gave him the ability to build my case exceptionally well. When Andrew presented...

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For the past two years Andrew Hughes has worked diligently in helping me with my case against the Norfolk Southern R.R. During this time he has kept me thoroughly informed about my case his expertise led to me getting a generous settlement...

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