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Cedar Rapids Railroad Crossing / Train Accidents Lawyer
Although the majority of people do not come into contact with trains on a regular basis, both commuter and commercial trains continue to operate in the United States. Whether transporting people, commercial goods, or industrial material, the safety of a train’s journey is of the utmost importance to anyone located on or near a train.
When accidents take place at railroad crossings or when trains derail or collide, the results can be devastating. The size and weight of most trains, combined with the speed at which they travel, makes a train accident a potentially deadly situation for anyone near the accident site.
The Cedar Rapids railroad accident attorneys at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., can provide you with the representation you need if you have been the unfortunate victim of a trail or railroad crossing accident. Contact Leehey Olson Law, P.C. for assistance in cases such as:
- Improperly marked crossings
- Lack of safety gates
- Improperly maintained tracks
- Conductor error
- Mechanical defect / malfunction
- Employer negligence / liability
Preventing Injuries and Death
Unfortunately, when train accidents do occur, the injury and fatality counts are incredibly high. Trains carrying hazardous substances as cargo pose an even greater risk; a collision may release these toxic materials into the surrounding environment. As such, it is critical that train conductors and the companies that manage train travel do everything in their power to prevent these accidents from taking place.
The Cedar Rapids train accident lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., will fight careless individuals in the railroad industry to prevent further accidents and injuries from taking place.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a railroad crossing or train accident, contact a Cedar Rapids train accident attorney from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., today at 877-209-9452 and schedule a consultation.