It is well understood that when a train collides with a car or truck the results can be devastating and deadly. The train’s weight and size will destroy most vehicles. The individuals in such vehicles almost always suffer catastrophic injuries or even death. In many of these cases, the accident could have been prevented by the railroad company.
If an accident at a railroad crossing occurs you need lawyers on your side to help investigate the accident, determine the cause and file a claim against the railroad company and/or responsible party. Call our Law Firm at 800-862-1260 we can help.
- Did a parked train confuse the vehicle driver? Trains are not supposed to be parked close to crossings. A parked train can prevent the driver from seeing another train that was moving toward the intersection.
- Did foliage or landscape prevent the driver from seeing a train? The railroad company is responsible for keeping sight lines clear at railroad crossings.
- Did the crossing have lights, an alarm, or a functioning crossing gate? The railroad is responsible for assuring that warning systems are in working order.
- Were the flashers confusing? Were the flashers were on -were they visable - a proper investigation can get the answers you need.
If a family member has suffered serious train accident injuries or a family member or loved one was killed at a railroad crossing, call our Law Firm we can help. We offer free initial consultations. Call our Law Firm at 800-862-1260 we can help.