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What Makes An Injury Reportable to the FRA?

When a railroad employee is injured at work, the law usually requires the railroad to report that injury to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).  The rules for reporting are set forth at 49 C.F.R. Section 225.19(d).  Each death, injury, or o… Read More
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What is the railroad afraid of?

A railroad conductor recently sought my help when he was asked to give a witness statement by the railroad’s claim department.  He was working with an engineer who suffered an injury and later brought a claim against the railroad under the FELA. … Read More
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