If you live here in Buffalo and work in the construction industry, you probably have more than one story to tell about a close call you or one of your co-workers lived through. Sadly, you may also have stories about co-workers or friends in the industry who suffered serious injuries or died on the job.
Being charged with drunk driving can be frightening and can have many negative affects on one's life. These can range from loss of a driver's license, loss of a job or to having to serve jail time in New York. It is also worth noting that there are other circumstances that can lead to one being pulled over on suspicion of a DWI. These can include fatigue or effects of medication.
Working in a rail yard can be dangerous work in New York and elsewhere. A man in another state recently suffered a severe injury while performing his job. The Federal Employers Liability Act exists to protect workers and companies in such cases. Where workers' compensation regulations exist for other employee protections, FELA exists to protect railroad workers in the event of a serious workplace injury.