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    1.The NOs=No Profanity, No Name Calling , No Racism, No Sexist Remarks, No Rude Photos and NO otherwise antagonistic posts. Finally, if you are a lawyer and/or law firm, please feel free to post as you wish, however, please do no outbound hyper-linking or social networking of your posts unless you and/or your law firm has/have been an approved advertiser on YL.

    2.The YESs= Yes you can ask a flat out legal question that pertains to anything related to a FELA case. I would ask that you ask in hypothetical questions if you are able to do so. If you have a specific legal question that is specific to you, I invite you to email me directly at [email protected] as I can assure confidentiality through our firm’s e-mail server. Finally, if you have a question regarding a personal injury matter unrelated to FELA, I will try my best to steer you in the right direction.

    3.If you currently are represented by counsel in a FELA matter and have a specific legal question regarding your current case, I would ask that you use email to [email protected] and, in the email, please supply the following:

    a.Whether your case is currently filed in a lawsuit;
    i.If so, the county or parish and state where it is filed;
    b.The date of injury and the location of injury (unless the claim fits under (f) below);
    c.A description in your own words of how the event occurred;
    d.The name of the Defendant Railroad;
    e.If your deposition has been taken yet;
    f.If the injury is a “repetitive” or “cumulative trauma” claim as opposed to a single incident claim, please so state the area(s) of the body affected;
    g.If surgery has been performed the type of surgery;
    h.Your years of service and craft;
    i.If you have attended mediation yet the
    i.Amount of the last demand and offer; and
    ii.Your expectation of what a reasonable settlement amount would be and why; and
    j.A contact phone number

    4.Please be advised that for all persons submitting inquiries under number 3 above, the firm of Gordon & Elias, L.L.P. will refuse all offers of employment no matter what the circumstances. Finally, as to all persons that fit within number 3 above, please be advised that we have absolutely no allegiance to any other FELA firms and therefore, you need not be afraid to ask questions. Finally, if email bothers you, you may call me directly at 1-800-773-6770 but please be prepared to supply the information requested in number 3 above.


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