Railroad derailments often result in serious injuries to passengers, railroad employees, and bystanders. Many trains transport hazardous materials, so derailments can also result in toxic spills that have devastating consequences for local communities.
Nearly 300 Americans are killed every year at railroad crossings, and thousands more are injured, often seriously. The reasons for the increase are unclear, but we can help those affected find restitution.
Employees or surviving family members involved in a railroad death may be entitled to: lost wages, medical expenses, funeral costs, lost benefits, pain and suffering, emotional damages, and disability pay.
Many accidents involving private aircraft go unnoticed because they are not heavily reported in the media. When an airplane accident does occur, the results are usually catastrophic and often fatal.