Train Accidents Attorneys in Abilene. According to the Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety Analysis in 2007, railroad accidents resulted in 851 deaths and 8,801 non-fatal injuries resulting from over 13,000 railroad related accidents.
Train accidents can happen in a number of ways. Usually accidents are caused when trains collide with other trains, or derail. Sometimes the cause is error or negligence on the part of the conductor or poorly maintained crossing signals. When the trains collide or derail the results are often catastrophic. There are usually severe injuries and fatalities. Trains accidents are always serious, causing property damage and personal injury. Train companies are required to act reasonably in ensuring railroads are properly maintained and that their trains are in working condition.
Train accidents much like auto and truck accidents involve insurance companies. Train companies and operators carry liability insurance just like you do for your own automobile. That liability insurance maintains responsibility for the actions of the insured. The insurance company representing the train company or operator will have an experienced legal team starting immediately to ensure that payments to injured victims are kept as low as possible and to protect their rights. The Galbreath Law Firm wants to help you protect your rights and will be proud to do so.
The Train Accident Attorneys at the Galbreath Law Firm are highly trained, experienced lawyers who also have a team of investigators that are familiar with the complexities of a train accident claim. If you or a loved one has been injured in a train accident or lost a loved one to fatal injuries sustained in the accident, then you need to immediately have an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side. Keep in mind that the train companies and their insurance companies are not working for you and are not on your side.
The Galbreath Law Firm serves clients throughout the State of Texas including but not limited to the cities of Abilene, Sweetwater, Brownwood, Coleman, and Eastland. Counties include but are not limited to Taylor County, Nolan County, Brown County, Coleman County, and Eastland County.
The Train Accident Lawyers at the Galbreath Law Firm are located @ 4542 Loop 322 #102, Abilene, TX 79602. Initial consultations are free. Give our offices a call at 325-437-7000