Exposing the Truth Behind Train Accidents
A train accident of any nature will most likely result in massive destruction, catastrophic personal injury, and complete devastation for those involved. When it is a train accident between two rail vehicles, the adverse consequences which could result will likely be amplified beyond that of a
train/ car collision or even a
train/ pedestrian accident. An accident between train cars involves the colliding of two engine-powered machines moving at full speed with little or no time to slow down. Add this to the massive weight and sheer force of each moving vehicle, and you could have disaster on your hands. This means that the likelihood of lessening the destruction caused by the impact of the hit will be little; and the likelihood of total destruction will be great.
Train-on-train accidents are different from other railroad mishaps in the fact that they are almost always incidents that could have been avoided. The railroad industry has taken great measures to ensure that safe operating procedures are in place during train voyages. This means that when two trains collide, it is most likely the result of one or more acts of reckless or negligent behaviors being taken by a train operator or conductor. When officials fail to follow operating policies or choose to ignore safety laws, they are not attending to their job responsibilities as they should be. While these may be minor offenses in other business sectors, within the train industry they could very quickly become public hazards that might lead to a
Train Accident & Injury Lawyer
If you or someone you love has been personally injured or wrongfully killed in train accident, then you owe it to yourself and your family to take legal action. A train accident attorney can help you move beyond the immediate scene of the accident and delve further into what actually caused the collision. In many cases,
improper train maintenance or irresponsible conductor behaviors were the cause of the collision. This is almost always true in cases pertaining to train-on-train accidents. Unlike other railroad disasters which may have resulted from an
excessive cargo load, adverse weather conditions, or unsafe exposure to hazardous materials,
investigation into the accident will likely show that negligent or reckless behaviors led to the ultimate crash of two train cars.
It can be both devastating and infuriating to learn that the train accident which led to your injury or the loss of a loved one was an incident that could have been avoided altogether. Unfortunately, this is often the reality of train-on-train collisions. While you can't turn back time to prevent the accident from occurring, you can take action now to rectify the matter; and at Arnold & Itkin LLP you can find a legal professional to help you do so. We are more than familiar with the emotional stress and excess baggage that often come with train accidents and railroad injuries. What's more, we know how to address all types of
accident claims, from
injury claims to
FELA claims, and everything else. When you have been injured and need help to make the situation right, we are here for you.
To learn more about how our services can be put to work on your case, contact a train crash lawyer today and schedule a free consultation with an associate from the firm.