Railroad workers in Illinois and around the country have extremely dangerous jobs, and the work they perform was even more hazardous in 1908 when Congress passed the Federal Employers Liability Act. FELA ensures that railroad workers are able to seek compensation when...
Railroad workers in Illinois may wonder what they need to do should they become injured while on the job. Because railroad injuries can be severe, the government has set up a form of protection called the Federal Employees Liability Act (FELA). Filing a FELA claim is...