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Railroad Company Negligence Attorneys

Railroad companies have a responsibility to enact and adhere to strict safety protocol in order to prevent train accidents from occurring. Train companies that fail to follow these safety precautions can seriously threaten the health of their workers as well as any passengers aboard their locomotives. However, in order to discourage this train company negligence, victims of locomotive accidents caused by railroad company errors are legally entitled to seek compensation for any damages they experience, including medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Dangerous Railroad Company Errors

Railroad companies’ duties include everything from scheduling their trains’ journeys to performing proper track maintenance. However, one of their most important responsibilities is choosing workers who they can trust to act safely. If they fail to do so, negligent train companies can be held accountable for the following:

  • Negligent hiring
  • Failure to train

Should a train company hire an employee with a history of unsafe behavior or fail to train an inexperienced worker, it can be held accountable for any accidents these unqualified individuals cause. A person injured because of a railroad company’s dangerous personnel policies may be eligible to fight for compensation for the costs associated with his or her accident.

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At Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., we are honored to help accident victims in their time of need, and take our responsibility as personal injury lawyers incredibly seriously. We know how important it is for victims to secure the full and fair compensation they need following a serious accident, and that is why we take a hands-on, personalized approach to every case we handle.

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