Injured in a Riverboat or Railroad Accident?

Our Poplar Bluff Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

Jobs on riverboats or railroads can be dangerous. Despite the precautions your employer may take to establish safe conditions at your workplace, you may still be at risk of an accident. When you sustain an injury on the job, you may be entitled to compensation under federal law. Little, Schellhammer, Richardson, and Knowlan Law Offices, P.C. can help you recover for your loss. As personal injury attorneys, we can protect your rights and secure recompense.

Common riverboat and railroad injuries include:

  • Head injuries
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Fractured bones
  • Wrongful death

Injuries from riverboat and railroad accidents can leave you severely impaired, which may affect your ability to work. In turn, you may face expensive medical bills and reduced earning capacity. Little, Schellhammer, Richardson, and Knowlan Law Offices, P.C. believes you have suffered enough. With our experienced lawyers by your side, we can help restore your health.

The Jones Act & FELA

Instead of workers' compensation, riverboat and railroad employees are protected under The Jones Act and Federal Employers Liability Act, respectively. Unlike workers' compensation, The Jones Act and FELA provide unlimited recovery for injured employees. Whether you're a riverboat or railroad worker, you may be fully compensated for your medical expenses and wage loss. To determine if your injury qualifies for either act, Little, Schellhammer, Richardson, and Knowlan Law Offices, P.C. can assist you.

Our Firm Is Ready Represent You

Your recovery is our priority at Little, Schellhammer, Richardson, and Knowlan Law Offices, P.C. Our multi-disciplinary law firm includes lawyers who specialize in workers' comp and personal injury cases, assuring you we're more than qualified to represent you. We have an experienced team of legal professionals who are eager to develop a personalized, aggressive approach to pursue your compensation. Your employer and the insurance company may attempt to deny your claim, but we can help secure payments for your injury.

Contact us for more information about The Jones Act or FELA, and how we can seek compensation on your behalf. We also accept walk-ins and weekend appointments to better service your needs.