What to do if you are injured



    When railroaders are injured keep in mind the following rules:

  • (1) Get the names and addresses of all persons who saw the accident.
  • (2) Report the accident and injury to your Union.
  • (3) Do not make or sign any statement.
  • (4) Know your rights. Do not accept the railroad's advice or decision as to
    how much money you are entitled to receive.
  • (5) Consult your lawyer. Protect yourself and your family.

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Published by Brotherhood Railway Carmen Division of TCU
Heartland Lodge 6760, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, August 16, 1996
Revised August 29, 2012