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What types of injuries will a Virginia (VA) railroad injury lawyer attempt to recover damages for?

Railroad work is inherently dangerous and has produced countless railroad accidents, injuries and illnesses in and around Virginia. Common VA railroad injuries include, but are not limited to

  • Back and neck injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Chemical and asbestos exposure
  • Crushing injuries
  • Diesel exhaust fume exposure
  • Electrocution
  • Exposure to toxic solvents
  • Hearing loss
  • Injuries due to heavy lifting
  • Knee injuries
  • Limb amputation
  • Mesothelioma
  • Repetitive motion disorders
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Slip and fall or trip and fall
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Other injuries from heavy machinery


Learn more: As Virginia and Carolina attorneys specializing in FELA and railroad injury law, we offer hundreds of pages of information to help you learn your rights and recover compensation if you've been hurt on the job, riding trains or crossing rail tracks. You may find our list "What Not to Do After a Railroad Accident" especially helpful.

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