Allen Wedel filed a Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) suit in St. Clair County Circuit Court Aug. 18, alleging his employer Alton & Southern Railway failed to provide him with a reasonably safe place to work.
Wedel also claims Alton & Southern was negligent when it failed to:
According to Wedel, he suffered severe and permanent injuries to his eyes, hands, wrists, arms and other ailments and conditions, extreme pain, substantial hospital costs, lost wages, and has become disabled and lost the enjoyment of life.
Represented by John Papa of Granite City, Wedel is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 plus costs of the suit.
05 L 487 (20th Circuit)