BNSF Workers Killed, Injured in Railroad Crossing Collision in Washington (WA) Rail Yard
Damages Awarded to Family Member/Spouse for Loss of Railroad Worker in FELA Wrongful Death ClaimThe amount of damages a loved one can expect to receive if they pursue a FELA wrongful death claim for a loved one killed in a railroad accident is determined b
Rail yards are dangerous workplaces where crashes and other accidents happen far too frequently. Exactly what caused the collision in which the BNSF worker lost their lives has yet to be determined, but the absence of controls on track access may have played a role. Placing too many barriers around the tracks in a yard would disrupt work flow, but some protection and warning for employees should be provided.