Collisions with trains happen more than many drivers would like to believe. The United States Department of Transportation estimates that 5,800 car accidents occur each year due to collisions with trains. Of those 5,800 car-train collisions, approximately 600 are fatal and 2,300 result in serious injury.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of a train collision, you may be able to get financial compensation. We may be able to help. For more information on what our experienced attorneys may be able to do for you, call us today. At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., we are committed to fighting for our clients’ rights. To discuss your case, contact one of our experienced Milwaukee car accident lawyers by calling 800-242-2874.
How We Can Help
There are many ways in which a train company or municipality can be negligent and cause a train-car collision. Some of the most common causes of these devastating accidents include:
- An intoxicated train operator
- Lack of safety gates at crossing
- Lack of signs to notify driver of railroad
- Train derailment
- Improperly maintained tracks
- Conductor error
- Train defect / malfunction
- Railroad company negligence
If your accident involved any of the above, you may be able to get financial compensation from the liable party.
To learn more about your legal options as the victim of a train accident, contact the Milwaukee car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874. We are eagerly awaiting your call and want to help you fight for the compensation you need.