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Were you injured as a result of a train derailment?
Did you get injured or was your vehicle damaged at a railroad crossing or station and you want to know if you have a case?
Due to their size and weight, accidents involving trains can cause massive damage and can result in serious and tragic injuries.
Railroad accident laws are predominantly at the federal level and are administered by the Federal Railroad Administration, but some state laws apply as well.
Some of the more common causes of train accidents involve faulty or defective train parts, improper maintenance of tracks or the train itself, defective or improper signals, as well as operator or other worker error.
Individuals who can be likely victims in a railroad accident usually include passengers, pedestrians, workers and drivers of vehicles.
Given the extent of the parties involved in a railroad accident, the nature of the legal liabilities, and the extent of professional and technical expertise necessary to determine and prove a case, experienced lawyers can help you with your circumstances.
Find a top rated attorney who has comprehensive knowledge of railroad accident law in your state along with many years of experience and a great record.
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