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Cedar Rapids Inadequate Railroad Training Lawyer
Railroad accidents have the potential to cause serious bodily harm and major property damage as a consequence of the tremendous size, speed, and weight of the average train. This makes it a matter of critical importance that railroad company employees have or receive the proper training necessary to minimize the chance that preventable accidents will occur.
When railroad companies fail to provide their employees with adequate training or to ensure that they have in previous educational or employment setting obtained the knowledge required to execute the responsibilities of a position, they expose everyone to needless danger.
If you have been involved in a railroad accident, it might be in your best interest to consider filing a lawsuit against the responsible parties. A skilled and experienced attorney can help you determine whether or not railroad company negligence may have been a contributing factor.
The civil justice system allows aggrieved parties to hold others accountable for injuries and damages that arise from negligent or reckless actions or behaviors. A successful case requires the plaintiff (the person who is seeking a legal resolution) to demonstrate that it is more likely than not that the facts and arguments that he or she presents are true and that they establish that the defendant’s negligence is the cause of the accident in question. Recoverable damages in a successful case may cover:
- Automobile repair costs
- Property replacement costs
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional anguish
Obviously, the extent of the damage and the circumstances surrounding a train accident will vary from instance to instance, but we are prepared to help you, whatever your situation may be. Contact the Cedar Rapids inadequate railroad training lawyers at Leehey Olson Law, P.C. today at 877-209-9452 for the legal representation you deserve.