Injured in a train accident caused by negligence?
Every year, thousands of individuals are injured in train accidents, such as railroad crossing accidents, derailments, and workplace injuries for railroad workers due to negligence. The negligence involved may stem from the actions or inactions of railroad companies or employees who work for them. Railroad accidents can involve serious injuries to both workers and travelers on trains, drivers at railroad crossings along with their passengers, as well exposure to hazardous chemicals for both railroad employees and others.
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a train accident caused by the negligence of another, it is important to get the competent legal assistance of a Houston personal injury lawyer at The Doan Law Firm, P.C. Our firm handles personal injury cases of all kinds, involving insurance claims or lawsuits pursued through the courts. We know how life-changing a serious accident can be for both you and your family and our firm will work relentlessly to help you obtain the financial compensation for damages that you deserve.
Justice for Railroad Accidents
Railroad accidents can be caused by poor or inadequate training on the part of employees, by poorly maintained or faulty equipment, and poor safety standards or measures taken to protect both railroad workers and travelers. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, approximately 3,000 accidents involving trains occur every year, resulting in about 1,000 fatalities. Derailments can occur which may risk railroad workers and the general public to hazardous material exposure as well as serious injuries.
The general public as pedestrians and motorists can also be injured at railroad crossings where inadequate warning signals are the cause. Whatever the circumstances of your train accident injuries, recovering the compensation you need for medical expenses, loss of income, pain, suffering, and more is imperative and can be accomplished with the help of a railroad accident lawyer at our firm.