The Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA) was specifically designed to protect railroad workers at risk of receiving injury due to repetitive trauma or other work-related conditions. Additionally, other individuals may suffer serious injury or death at railroad crossings due to the negligence of railway companies. For the past 30 years, our attorneys have been involved in railroad and FELA cases. We have assisted railroad employees and injured victims obtain just compensation for injuries or death sustained as a result of the misconduct of railway companies.
The partners of Smith Weber collectively command almost a century to trial experience. We have assisted individuals and businesses litigate cases in both state and federal courts throughout Texas and Arkansas, as well as in Louisiana, Oklahoma and California. Our attorneys are available to assist you in evaluating your options, providing practical and prudent legal advice, and developing a strategy for efficient management of your case.
In recent years, we have handled railroad claims involving: