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.