A train accident can be a devastating incident resulting in serious injury or even death to the victims involved. Whether it is a derailment, a train-vehicle collision, a railroad crossing accident, an accident involving hazardous materials or any other type of railroad accident, many people may be harmed. Where negligence on the part of railroad employees, the train company or a governmental agency, or equipment manufacturers has been the cause of such an accident, they may be held liable for damages connected with resulting injuries or deaths.
A personal injury or wrongful death case stemming from a train accident can be a complicated matter in determining the cause of the accident, who is legally responsible, and if the train was operating under specific laws and statutes of limitations. Investigating and gathering all of the evidence pertaining to the accident will be a crucial part of the process as well as documenting the nature and the extent of the injuries and making financial projections of how such injuries will affect the victim or his family in the future. All of this will require the legal skills and oversight of a personal injury attorney who is well-versed in all of the technical and legal aspects of such cases. At our firm, you can count on the outstanding professionalism of our attorney and legal staff, who have a solid track record of successful case results to their credit.