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Cedar Rapids Train Malfunction Lawyer

Trains often travel incredibly long distances at high speeds while carrying very heavy cargo. In order for these trips to go smoothly and without complication, every part of a train must be in proper working order, from the wheels, to the engine, to the tracks.

Any small error in even one of these areas could have catastrophic results, including:

  • Train collisions (with either trains or other vehicles)
  • Derailment
  • Spilling of dangerous / hazardous cargo
  • Explosions
  • Fires

Victims of train accidents often find themselves in need of a legal professional who can help them get the compensation they deserve for their pain and suffering. For help with your train accident lawsuit, contact the Cedar Rapids train accident lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., today at 877-209-9452.

Assigning Blame

It is often extremely difficult to determine who is responsible for a train accident, especially if the accident was caused by a mechanical defect or malfunction. Common examples of these dangerous malfunctions include:

  • Defective brakes
  • Failure to secure or contain cargo
  • Broken / unrepaired tracks
  • Broken wheels
  • Poorly secured cars (cargo or passenger)

Oftentimes, different individuals or companies are responsible for manufacturing and repairing these various features, making it difficult to determine whose actions caused a particular accident. Long court cases typically result, forcing accident victims to wait months before getting the compensation they need and deserve.

The Cedar Rapids train defects and malfunctions lawyers at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., care about your well-being and will do everything possible to make sure that your case is settled as quickly as possible and that you receive the compensation you deserve in a reasonable amount of time.

Contact Us

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a train accident caused by a mechanical defect or malfunction, contact a Cedar Rapids train malfunction lawyer with Leehey Olson Law, P.C. today at 877-209-9452.

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