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Does the FELA cover diseases due to working for the railroad as well as injuries?

FAQ: Does the FELA cover diseases due to working for the railroad as well as injuries? Answer: Yes, occupational diseases (cancers related to toxic exposures, asbestosis, mesothelioma, etc.) are recognized as injuries under the FELA and damages associated with those diseases are compensable under the FELA. Occupational diseases often appear long after exposure, so whether…

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