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Train Accident Claims Lawyer

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) reported that there were 2,225 train accidents and 1,842 incidents at public railroad crossings in 2006. Railroad crossings and track-related incidents are some of the principal causes of non-employee railroad injury and death. Railroad crossings and tracks are regulated by the FRA. There are clear safety specifications for railroad grade crossing barriers, lights, signs and lines of sight. There are also policies in place to deal with non-employees on railroad right-of-ways and in rail yards.

Injured individuals who are not railroad employees have the right to seek compensation for pain, suffering and loss under federal law. In many cases, the railroad company’s insurance and legal counsel will attempt to negotiate a settlement with victims of a train accident. And predictably, the railroad company’s experts will attempt to settle claims for as little money as possible. These individuals are skilled negotiators and they are well informed of the laws affecting railroad accidents. You need skilled legal counsel that you can depend on to protect your interests and secure fair compensation for your suffering and loss.

Attorney for Train Accident Claims

It cannot be expressed enough how important it is to correctly file your train accident claim. Even the slightest misstep or mistake when filing a claim could lead to an extensively longer period of wait time. Furthermore, failure to file within the time limitations imposed will effectively negate any ability you may have had to complete the process. Rather than run the risk of a minor error such as those described above, you can take proactive steps to prevent them by hiring a train accident attorney to represent your case.

At Arnold & Itkin LLP, our team of highly trained attorneys can legally guide you through the process of filing. Even for individuals who may be unsure about whether or not their case warrants legal action, one of our associates can help. We will go to work on investigating the circumstances of your case, uncovering any hazards or unsafe conditions that may have led to your wrongful harm. We have successfully obtained compensation for many of our clients. If we don't win, you don't pay. That said, you truly have nothing to lose and everything to gain by utilizing the legal services we have to offer.

To speak with an attorney from our firm and learn more about how your train accident claim should be handled, contact a lawyer today.

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