Utah FELA Attorneys
Salt Lake City • Provo • Ogden
If you are a railroad worker and have been injured on the job, you want experienced lawyers to help you recover damages for your injuries. Any compensation that you receive will come under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, also known as FELA. FELA has a specific claims process and establishes the types of damages you may recover.
At the law firm of Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P., we have over 40 years of combined experience representing railroad workers throughout Utah who have been injured at work. We have successfully handled FELA claims for individuals who have suffered all types of railroad injuries, including head, back, neck, knee and shoulder injuries. Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation.
Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P. also represents FELA claimants for repetitive or cumulative trauma claims. For an in-depth discussion of the different types of cumulative claims please visit:
The U.S. Congress enacted FELA in recognition of the dangers inherent with employment in the railroad industry. FELA establishes the legal authority for railroad workers to recover compensation for injuries suffered due to the negligence (in whole or in part) of a railroad carrier, its agents, servants or employees. Under FELA, if you have been injured on the job as a railroad worker, you can file suit to recover damages in state or federal court.
FELA also makes it easier to show liability, reducing the burden of proof in ordinary negligence situations, and waiving the need to prove negligence where the railroad violated a safety statute or regulation.
At our firm, we take only a small number of cases, because we want each client to receive our full attention and a high level of customer service. We won't hand your claim off to an associate or a paralegal, but will keep our finger on the pulse of every case. You will have our personal cell phone number, so that you can call us any time you need to talk.
Nonetheless, we know that the railroad industry remains a dangerous place to work. If you have had an accident working on a train and want experienced legal counsel to guide you through the process and help you get full and fair compensation for your injury, contact Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P., for a free initial consultation.
40 years of Combined Experience Representing Injured Railroad Workers
Salt Lake City • Provo • Ogden • UT FELA Attorneys