As an injured railroad worker, am I required to prove negligence by the railroad, its workers, contractors or agents?

Posted by John Harris on Sun, Nov 28, 2010 @ 12:27 PM

Q: As an injured railroad worker, am I required to prove negligence by the railroad, its workers, contractors or agents?

A: Yes. Unlike workers compensation, FELA requires proof that the railroad injury was caused in some way by the negligence of the railroad, its workers, contractors or agents.

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