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Railroad and Train Dangers

Even with the widespread and efficient use of cars, trucks, eighteen wheelers, and planes, railroads and trains serve the important role of transport for a variety of good and even for travel. However, the size, speed, and makeup of these vehicles make them very dangerous for those who end up in their path unexpectedly.

If you or someone you care about has been the victim of a railway or train accident influenced by the negligence of someone else, you have a right to seek compensation for the damage done. Contact Jacksonville train accident attorney Donald Guthrie, P.A. today at 904-296-1088 to learn more about your options and to get started on your case.

Common Railroad and Train Hazards

There are a number of hazards and dangers that are commonly associated with a train or railroad malfunction or accident. These include the following:

  • Train and vehicle collisions
  • Individuals being hit or run over by trains
  • A lack of signals or sounds warning about a train’s approach
  • Trains going off the tracks and derailing
  • Individuals failing to notice or account for an approaching train
  • Lacking signage or safety equipment concerning a train, such as bells or signs
  • Cargo spilling from a train, either due to a crash or on its own

Any of these occurrences can lead to serious injuries and suffering on the part of innocent bystanders, train officials, or train occupants.

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When accidents lead to wrongful injuries and death it is important that the negligent individuals responsible for the accident are held accountable for their lack of oversight. If you or someone you love has been the victim of a train or railroad accident, you have a right to seek fiscal compensation for your pain and suffering. Contact Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Donald Guthrie, P.A. at 904-296-1088 today to speak with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney about your situation.

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