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 Patrick Yancey Law Firm can assist you in obtaining compensation to restore your health.
Occupational Railroad Injuries
Patrick Yancey is an experienced railroad accident attorney in Louisiana and is dedicated to serving his clients with complete commitment. Our legal team at the Law Office of Patrick Yancey 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 allow 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
Individual/Personal Railroad Injuries
Louisiana ranks ninth in the nation for collisions at railroad crossings. In 2014, 84 collisions occurred on Louisiana’s railroad crossings, resulting in 13 deaths and 45 injuries. 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.
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.
Railroad Injury Lawyer
If you have sustained a serious personal railroad injury, contact us today. Patrick Yancey is a dedicated personal injury and railroad accident attorney who will help you with your case.