BRIAN J GRABER LLC is an Indiana personal injury and employment lawyer representing clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation in Indiana. BRIAN J GRABER LLC is an Indiana personal injury and employment lawyer, representing clients in personal injury and wrongful death litigation in the following areas:
- Semi-Truck Collisions;
- Car collisions;
- Premises Liability;
- Animial Attacks/injuries;
- Federal Employees Liability Act (FELA), 46 U.S.C. 51-59, (railroad injuries/wrongful death).
Personal injury and wrongful death claims are usually litigated in the courts as common law negligence claims or as statutory causes action like the Federal Employees Liability Act, (FELA). Personal injury and wrongful death claims brought as common law negligence claims require evidence a person or business entity is at-fault for causing an injury or death.
Railroad employees have claims against their employers for work-related injuries under the Federal Employees Liability Act. Railroad employees are protected from wrongful termination for reporting work-related injuries and seeking medical treatment under the Federal Railroad Safety Act. Click here to learn about a railroad employee’s rights to be free from wrongful termination under the Federal Railroad Safety Act.
Trucking companies and drivers are regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The trucking industry is subject to extensive safety regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Click here to see the DOT safety regulations. Truck drivers may be protected from operating unsafe trucks. Click here to learn more about a truck driver’s federal right to refuse to operate trucks in violation of DOT safety regulations or unsafe trucks to avoid seriously injuring or killing other motorists on the highways.
Common law negligence claims require proof that the at-fault person or business entity caused an injury or death. Evidence of a causal link between the actions or inactions of the at-fault person or business entity resulting in injury or death is usually proven by medical evidence.
Personal injuries caused by the negligence of another can be permanent, require expensive future medical treatment and surgeries that can significantly decrease your ability to earn a living and support your family. If you or a loved one suffered serious personal injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one, contact BRIAN J GRABER LLC, an Indiana personal injury and employment lawyer, at (574) 395-5189 for a free confidential consultation.