What Remedies Are Available To Railroad Workers Who Are Injured On The Job?
Railroad workers typically face a stronger burden of proof when seeking to recover compensation for injuries suffered on the job. However, there are still remedies available to them.
Individuals injured at work are generally prohibited from filing ordinary personal injury lawsuits against their employers. Injured workers in Connecticut are generally required to file a claim under Connecticut’s Workers’ Compensation Act.
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act allows railroad workers to collect damages for injuries suffered on the job.