Cincinnati Railroad Crossing / Train Accident Attorneys
While they may not be as prominent as in years past, trains continue to be an important mode of transportation in the United States. Across the nation, both commercial and commuter trains are used on a daily basis, playing a vital role in our nation’s economy.
Unfortunately, because of the size of most trains and the speeds at which they travel, any accident or derailing can have devastating consequences for anyone located on or near the scene. Whether you are a passenger, a passerby, or a local resident, a Cincinnati train accident attorney at Stepleton Dugan, LLC is here to assist you if you have been affected in any way by a railroad accident.
Causes of Train Accidents
To ensure the safety of everyone on or near trains, there are several safety precautions that are put in place to prevent train accidents from occurring. Most train accidents take place when one or more of these mechanisms fail. Cincinnati injury attorneys at Stepleton Dugan, LLC can represent you in train accident cases caused by any of the following factors:
- Improperly marked crossings
- Lack of safety gates
- Improperly maintained tracks
- Driver error
- Mechanical defects / malfunctions
- Employer negligence / liability
Regardless of the cause of a train accident, if you have been injured or adversely affected in some way, you deserve to be compensated by those responsible for your accident.