Fired for Getting Injured? OSHA Finds It Happened to Rail Employees

In a new post to our Carolina personal injury law firm’s Railroad Accident/FELA Lawyers Blog, attorney Rick Shapiro reports on rulings by federal regulators that the Illinois Central Railroad and the Chicago Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad must compensate three employers the rail workers retaliated against for reporting on-the-job injuries To read more, click over to…

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Rail Workers’ Medical Record Privacy Is Protected by Federal Laws

In his latest post to our firm’s Railroad Accident/FELA Lawyer Blog, my colleague Rick Shapiro reports on announcement by BNSF Railways that it has rescinded a policy that required all employees to turn over doctor’s notes, hospital discharge reports and diagnostic test results for medical issues completely unrelated to their employment or work performance. The…

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