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What Exactly Are Occupational Diseases?

What Exactly Are Occupational Diseases?

| Workers Compensation
An occupational disease is any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity. It is an aspect of occupational safety and health. An occupational disease is typically identified when it is shown that it is more prevalent in a given body of workers than in the general population, or in other worker populations. The first…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

Napoli Shkolnik Files Two Cancer Cases for Railroad Workers

| Workers Compensation
Napoli Shkolnik has filed two cases in Fort Worth, Texas against BNSF Railway, for injuries that two former employees suffered related to toxic exposures on the job. Burlington Northern Santa Fe is one of the nation’s largest railroads, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.  The two former employees brought suit separately under the Federal Employee Liability…Read the article
Railroad Worker Injuries: Do You Need a FELA Cancer Lawyer?

Railroad Worker Injuries: Do You Need a FELA Cancer Lawyer?

| Workers Compensation
CASE UPDATE Napoli Shkolnik PLLC FELA attorneys have filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) on behalf of two railroad workers in Texas. The two former employees suffered toxic exposures related to their on the job activities. When a worker suffers from an injury on the job, they have the right to…Read the article
Acute Myeloid Leukemia and FELA

Acute Myeloid Leukemia and FELA

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Acute Myeloid Leukemia, or AML, is a very serious type of cancer. Unlike many other cancer types, AML is not characterized by a tumor; instead, it forms in the body’s bone marrow, and then can quickly move into the blood. As explained by the American Cancer Society, AML can spread to other parts of the…Read the article
Railroad Worker Injuries: What is FELA?

Railroad Worker Injuries: What is FELA?

| Personal Injury
FELA Overview When a worker is injured on the job, they no doubt want to be compensated for their injuries. For most workers employed in the private sector, workers’ compensation insurance is the best way to seek compensation for medical expenses, and sometimes even compensation for lost wages when the employee is unable to return…Read the article
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