Train Derailments

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Train Derailments

Train derailments can be caused by defective tracks, equipment, railroad cars or by a collision or crossing accident. Once a train leaves the tracks, clearly the railroad crew can be in perilous danger.

If you are injured in a derailment it’s important to retain a railroad injury lawyer familiar with track inspection rules and Track Safety Standards as well as the railroad’s own internal standards as defined by their track maintenance field manuals. If you are injured in a in a train derailment call us for a free consultation at 866-993-0001

Amtrak Collisions and Derailments often occur at extremely high speeds and involve more railroad crew and passengers than typical freight train derailments. Please click here for more information on Amtrak Collisions and Derailments.

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Engineer, conductor & brakeman v. Railroad & trucking company

Train Accident

A railroad engineer, conductor and brakeman suffered severe injuries (primarily lumbar spine injuries) in a grade crossing collision in Canadian County, OK when a dump truck hauling a load of sand drove in front of their train.

Tulsa, OK.

Locomotive engineer v. Railroad and trucking company

Train Accident

Engineer perished from burn injuries when the freight train he was operating collided with a gasoline tanker truck at a railroad crossing.

New Orleans, LA

Crew members v. Railroad (confidential settlement) -

Train Accident

We represented several crew members of a train involved in a derailment which occurred allegedly due to defective and poorly maintained railroad tracks. Our clients suffered various physical injuries, …

Orlando, FL

Truck Driver v. Tire Manufacturer and Ins. Co.

We represented a driver of an 18-wheeler who was injured when a relatively new left front tire on the vehicle suffered a catastrophic failure and the treads separated, causing the truck to careen off of the roadway and into a tree. …

New Orleans, LA

Passenger v. Railroad

Our client was a very sweet 79 year old lady who was stepping down off of a train, when her foot missed the metal step-stool which had been placed on the ground by the railroad’s employee. She fell to the ground and fractured her left arm, …

Jacksonville, FL
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