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FELA Case Toolkit

Yes, we have compiled the following documents to better serve you for a potential FELA case:

Railroad Workplace Incident Checklist

Fela Case Toolkit If you get hurt on the job as a railroad or common carrier employee, you need to move swiftly to protect yourself and your future compensation. The clock is ticking (to learn how long you have to file a case for railroad employee injuries, read our article: FELA CASE TIME LIMITS). There are any number of things you need to gather, investigate, ask for, perform, and research in order to present a successful case in a court of law.

Below we present you with a list of some of the most important actions you must take to preserve your right to redress. Naturally, there will be others but this is a good start. To understand why these are important to learn what else you should be doing, give us a call today! We can explain to you the various steps and stages your lawsuit will take and instruct you on the best court of action!

  • As soon as safely possible after the railroad injury, contact an attorney.
  • Detail all of your immediate injuries, symptoms, long-term pains, and any changes in kind/quality of life since the railroad incident.
  • Make a list of all of your recollections of the injury including how it started, who was there, where it occurred, what the weather was like, etc.
  • Note the identities and locations of all people present at the time of the incident.
  • Complete a detailed log of your work history and list the number of work days you missed and investment opportunities you lost due to the accident.
  • If the railroad incident involved any equipment or tools, list them and try and note their model/make number.
  • Log your medical expenses and experiences including ambulance trips, ER visits, doctors' examinations/consultations, rehab care, medications, and any devices.
  • Make a list of all of your co-workers, managers, and supervisors.
  • Do not speak to your boss or co-workers about the incident.
  • Do not speak to any representatives of other people or parties about the incident.
  • Do not speak to any retailers, distributors, or manufacturers of products involved in your railroad incident.

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