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Railroad accidents may involve freight or passenger trains, locomotives, subways, or local light rail systems. Frequently, they occur at unprotected railroad crossings, where there are no lights or signals to indicate the approach of an oncoming train to passenger vehicles.
At The Young Firm, each railroad accident lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana office can help victims obtain compensation for injuries suffered as a result of another's negligence. Our railroad accident and personal injury attorneys believe that victims should not have to bear the cost for an accident caused by the negligence of another person or company. An experienced railroad accident lawyer can help identify those responsible for your suffering and hold them accountable for your injuries. Having recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of past clients, we have the skills and knowledge to successfully represent Louisiana personal injury and wrongful death victims. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured as a result of a railroad accident, contact a lawyer at the New Orleans office of The Young Firm
Railroad accidents are frequently caused by improperly maintained tracks, derailment, mechanical failure, or operator inexperience. Driver fatigue can contribute to train accidents as well. Railroad accidents can also lead to hazardous cargo spills, which can injure or kill nearby residents.
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, more than half of all railroad accidents occur at unprotected crossings. Railroad companies have a legal responsibility to make railroad crossings safe and to provide adequate warning of oncoming trains. Nevertheless, these unprotected railroad crossings pose a major threat, especially in populated areas where railroad lines cross major roads.
Contact a railroad accident lawyer at The Young Firm's New Orleans, Louisiana office if you or a loved one has been seriously injured. If a company fails to prevent a railroad accident, they may be liable for your damages.
The laws governing railroad accidents are complicated; as a result, it is important to retain an experienced railroad accident lawyer. The attorneys at The Young Firm will help you through the legal process, protect your rights as a victim, and establish liability. We work closely with investigators and reconstructionists to preserve the wreckage, interview witnesses, evaluate liability, identify jurisdictional issues, and protect rights during interviews with authorities and insurance representatives.
A railroad accident lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana firm will act immediately to determine whether an unreasonably dangerous crossing or negligence on the part of a railroad company or employee contributed to the collision. Contact our attorneys today to schedule a consultation. It is important that our team begin investigation and evidence collection as soon as possible.
At The Young Firm, a railroad accident lawyer, serving New Orleans and Louisiana clients statewide, can provide you with expert legal representation. Contact our personal injury lawyers today to schedule a free consultation.