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  • BMWED Designated FELA Firms

    FELA 

    The Federal Employers Liability Act, also known as FELA, is a federal law enacted in 1908, that protects and compensates railroad workers – including BMWED members – that are injured on the job. FELA is essentially the form of Workers’ Compensation in the railroad industry. If an injured railroad employee can establish that the railroad employer was at least partially negligent in causing the injury, whether it be through unsafe work conditions, a faulty piece of equipment or machinery, etc., the injured employee is entitled to compensation. FELA covers job-related injury, death, and occupational illness and disease.

    All BMWED designated law firms are approved to handle FELA cases for BMWED members and have an established record of successful litigation experience. Additionally, all BMWED designated law firms provide services on a contingency basis that is subject to a reduced fee structure, as approved by the BMWED National Division. Below is a list of law firms approved to handle cases for BMWED members under the FELA. 


     

    Blunt & Slocomb, Ltd
    60 Edwardsville Professional Park 
    P.O. Box 373 
    Edwardsville, IL 62025 
    (618) 656-7744 
    (800) 323-5538 
    Fax: (618)656-7849 
    www.bluntlaw.com
    Daniel J. Downes, P.C.
    230 West Monroe Street
    Suite 2330
    Chicago, IL 60606
    (312) 372-8282 
    (800) 572-1136
    (800) 624-2121
    Fax: (312) 372-8560
    ddownes@ridgedownes.com
    www.ridgedownes.com
    Hubbell Law Firm, L.L.C.
    1100 Mainstreet, Suite 2930
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    (816) 221-5666 
    (800) 821-5257 
    Fax 1: (816) 221-5259
    Fax 2: (816) 472-5972
    www.hubbellfirm.com
    Ingebritson & Associates, P. A.
    Attorneys at Law 
    7141 Amundson Avenue
    Edina, MN 55439
    (612) 340-8290
    (800) 282-6393
    Fax: (612) 342-2990 
    http://www.ingebritson.com
    Jones, Granger, Tramuto, & Halstead
    P.O. Box 4340 
    Houston, TX 77210-4340
    (713) 668-0230 
    (800) 231-3359
    Fax: (713) 956-7139
    www.jonesgranger.com
    weldon@wgranger.com
    James A. Ebert, LLC
    Attorney At Law
    15 Piedmont Center. Suite 1560
    3575 Piedmont Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 872-7759
    (888) 753-0533
    Fax: (404) 872-9430
    jebert@jamesebert.com
    www.jamesebert.com
    Pratt & Tobin, P.C.
    P.O. Box 179
    Route 111 Airline Dr.
    East Alton, IL 62024 
    (618) 259-8011 
    (800) 851-5562
    Fax: (618) 259-6793
    www.prattandtobin.com
    The Moody Law Firm, Inc.
    500 Crawford St. Suite 200
    Portsmouth, VA 23704 
    (757) 393-4093 
    (800) 368-1033
    Fax: (757) 397-7257 
    www.moodyrrlaw.com
    Naumes Law Group LLC
    2 Center Plaza, Suite 620
    Boston, MA 02108
    (617) 227-8444
    (844) 826-8445
    Fax: 617-227-1270
    www.naumeslaw.com
    robert@naumeslaw.com
    Rossi Vucinovich P.C. 
    1000 Second Avenue, Suite 1610
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (425) 646-8003 
    (866) 357-7245
    Fax: (425) 646-8004
    jvucinovich@rvflegal.com
    www.rail-accidents.com




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