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FELA: Overview of the Duty to Provide Reasonable Assistance

In 1908, the United States Congress passed the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) as a measure to protect the thousands of railroad workers across the nation from the dangerous work environment filled with potential safety hazards. FELA also provided railroad companies with a uniform liability standard regarding employee safety and working conditions. All railroad companies…

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