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...

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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,...

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A Hennepin County jury awarded a record-setting FELA verdict of $15,343,753 to Scott Kowalewski for severe and progressive neurological injuries he suffered while working in a BNSF railroad yard in 2014. The accident happened when BNSF mishandled tanker cars carrying toxic petrochemicals in the railyard, causing the cars to vent poisonous gas...

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