Bolt Hoffer Boyd Announces Merger With the Tello Law Firm

Bolt Hoffer Boyd Law Firm is pleased to announce a merger with Michael Tello and the Tello Law Firm. Lead railroad attorney, Joe Sayler, and Bolt Hoffer Boyd have a track record of representing injured railroad workers under FELA in over 25 different states. The merger with Tello Law Firm significantly strengthens Bolt Hoffer Boyd’s FELA team and their commitment to helping injured railroad workers across the country. Michael Tello has been involved with the railroad industry for over 50 years. He worked as a switchman for over a decade until he—like all too many railroad workers—suffered a career-ending injury…

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FELA Claims

For over 100 years the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) has been the sole remedy of railroad workers and their families who were injured or killed while working. This is unique to injured railroad workers, as almost every other occupation in the United States is under state workers’ compensation systems. Unlike FELA, workers’ compensation packages do not meet the needs of severely injured workers and their families. To recover under FELA, however, it is necessary to first establish some negligence on the part of the railroad. Injured railroad workers must prove that the railroad did something wrong in order to…

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