Train Accident Lawyers
Millions of Americans have contact with the railway system every day. Due to the severity of most train accidents, victims of train accidents often suffer life-altering injuries that require costly medical attention and treatment, as well as time away from work recovering. The award-winning legal team at Cooper Law Partners can help you recover maximum compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other damages to help put your life back together.
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Train and Railroad Accidents
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, there were 11,434 railroad accidents in 2019. These accidents caused 937 fatalities and 7,730 nonfatal injuries. That means that there is a train accident every 1.5 hours. Accidents are caused by a variety of factors, including:
- Conductor Negligence
- Conductor Fatigue
- Hazardous Materials
- Defective Crossties
- Poorly-Lined Switches
- Failure to Apply Brakes
- Failure to Maintain or Repair Tracks
- Faulty Signaling Equipment
- Mechanical Failure
- Track Debris
If you’ve been If you have been injured in a train accident, contact us as quickly as possible. Evidence as to the cause of the train accident and the responsible parties will only be preserved for a short time. We can work quickly to evaluate accident scenes, interview witnesses, examine grade crossings, and help determine liability before valuable evidence is lost or corrupted. The legal team at Cooper Law Partners can help – get your free case review today.
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