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Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA)

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA)

Updated Date: 5/13/2013 | Created Date: 5/13/2013 | Number of Pages: 1837
Summary of Packet:
  • Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) provides remedies for railroad employees hurt or killed on the job and differs significantly from state workers compensation laws
  • Featured cases address railroad employees permanently injured and killed while on the job
  • Sample court documents include complaints, interrogatories, requests for production, motions, responses to defense motions, and a trial brief
  • Depositions of railroad employees and management, treating physicians, family, and a plaintiff
  • Also includes a glossary of railroad crafts, information on railroad safety policies and procedures, and AAJ Education speaker papers addressing discovery considerations, defenses and defense tactics, settlement, and whistle blowing
  • [Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]
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