When you spent your entire career working for the railroad, you may have looked forward to a good retirement and living out the rest of your days in relative peace and comfort. You never anticipated developing a serious illness that can be traced back to your employment.
However, when you now suffer from an illness like cancer or fibrosis, you may have every reason to suspect that your career contributed to its development and onset. In that event, you can consult with railroad worker MDS to find out what, if any, legal recourse that you have available to you.
Linking Your Illness to Your Career
When you consult with one of these legal professionals, you can take steps to find out if your illness is somehow linked to the job that you performed your entire career. You might have inhaled toxins like asbestos or diesel fuel. They may have ruined your lungs or caused you to develop cancerous tumors throughout your body.
Your legal counsel can link your illness to your job and advise you on what legal action to take. You can make use of rights that you have as an injured worker and gain compensation that you are fully entitled to under your state’s personal injury laws.
You have rights as an injured railway worker. Find out more about retaining railroad worker MDS online. Contact Diesel Injury Law for more information.