All Press Releases for February 19, 2010

FELA Attorney Launches New Site Aiding Railroad Accident Victims

Burwell Nebout provides experienced representation for workers who have suffered injuries resulting from accidents involving trains or railroad equipment.

    HOUSTON, TX, February 19, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- All railroad workers are protected by the Federal Employees Liability Act (FELA). As a law firm with qualified FELA attorneys, Burwell Nebout has special knowledge of the railroad industry and the laws that apply to successfully navigate a FELA claim through the legal complexities of the applicable federal law.

FELA allows for a full monetary recovery of damages traditionally associated with a law suit, including all of the lost wages and benefits, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. However, unlike worker's compensation cases, the injured worker must show negligence on the fault of the employer to win FELA cases. Basically, it must be shown that the railroad failed to provide a safe place to work.

Enacted in 1907, FELA remains a strong tool for railway accident victim protection. The history of FELA started with the rapid expansion of railroads in the early 1900's. As a result of that expansion, the number of injured workers on the railroads also substantially increased. Because of the importance of the railroad industry, seriousness of the injuries and number of workers affected, Congress passed the FELA law, after numerous court challenges it remains a strong protection tool for all railroad employees.

After an injury on the job, workers should be contacted by a "union designated attorney". However, the worker does NOT have to go that route. Significant benefits may result in choosing a non-union FELA attorney. The attorneys at Burwell Nebout have been proudly supporting the labor movement since 1970 and have successfully represented union workers in all types of personal injury claims, including FELA suits. It is imperative, as the injured party, to know your rights and consult a qualified, experienced non-union FELA claim lawyer who represents you, not the union and not the railroad company.

Since 1970, the law firm of Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers has successfully represented thousands of injured Texans in virtually every type of personal injury matter. We have earned the trust of our clients by representing people - not insurance companies. The attorneys at Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers have deep roots in Southeast Texas and strong ties with industrial workers. We have earned the moniker as "The Texas Trial Lawyers on your side!" for a reason; our aggressive representation of clients throughout the state of Texas.

Burwell Nebout Trial Lawyers
1501 Amburn Road, Suite 9
Texas City, Texas 77591

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