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Cedar Rapids Negligent Railroad Hiring Lawyer

Train accidents are likely to result in extremely serious physical injury or property damage. Accordingly, it is important that the railroad company personnel who will be engaged in the operation of a train must be individuals who are fit for the gravity of the job. A railroad company’s hiring decisions must take this into account and the failure to properly screen applicants in the hiring process may expose the company to liability for damages caused by the negligently hired individual.

The Cedar Rapids negligent railroad hiring lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. can help you seek the financial compensation that you are due for a train accident that is attributable to the failures of a railroad company.

Indicators of a Negligent Hiring Decision

It is natural to wish to grant an individual the benefit of the doubt. But despite that inclination, doing so constitutes an irresponsible act on the part of a railroad company because it potentially exposes many people to the risk of life-threatening accidents that could have been prevented by a more carefully selected employee.

Indicators of a negligent hiring decision may include:

  • A lack of the required education, training, and/or certifications and licensure
  • History of substance abuse
  • History of reckless motor vehicle operation or other reckless behaviors
  • Prohibitive medical conditions

Contact Us

Let us help you properly investigate the circumstances that led to your train accident so that the responsible parties can be held accountable and that you may obtain the financial compensation that you are due. Contact the Cedar Rapids train employer negligence lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at 877-209-9452.

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