Cincinnati Employer Negligence / Liability Attorneys
While statistically safer than automobiles, trains are far more powerful and massive, and have the potential to cause great destruction. To protect passengers – as well as individuals located near railroad tracks – trains must be operated by qualified, properly trained engineers. Railroad company officials should exercise great caution to employ only those with the skills to correctly and consistently operate a train. Failing to hire the right people and properly train them endangers many, and constitutes flagrant employer negligence.
The Cincinnati railroad employer negligence attorneys at Stepleton Dugan, LLC, have years of experience with railroad accident cases. If you were injured in a train accident because a railroad company failed to make sure they employed trained and qualified employees, contact us at 513-321-7733 to explore the legal avenues available to you.
Types of Employer Negligence
Because operators are directly charged with the well-being of a train’s passengers, railroad companies must uphold high standards regarding the qualifications of potential employees, and carefully screen those they hire. Once hired, all employees must be thoroughly and effectively trained in all aspects of their new roles. Because of the importance of railroad workers’ jobs, company representatives cannot afford to fail in these duties, yet they sometimes do fall short. Examples of employer oversight include:
When it comes to traveling by train, your safety relies heavily not only on the competence of operators, but the responsibility of employers as well. If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of a railroad company official, a knowledgeable Cincinnati personal injury lawyer of Stepleton Dugan, LLC, may be able to help. Call us today at 513-321-7733 to learn more.