Trains are used all across the country on an everyday basis. Whether it’s to transport goods, bring people to and from work, or a method of transportation for a vacation, trains are a popular choice due to their speed and convenience. Unfortunately, a number of crashes involving trains have occurred and will continue to occur.
Have you or a loved one been injured due to a train accident in Maryland? If so, contact our Maryland Train Accident Lawyers today!
Maryland train accidents usually involve:
- Mechanical Failure
- Collisions With Cars
- Collisions With Other Trains
With so many things capable of going wrong, many different individuals can be affected by a train crash. The riders on a train, individuals in a car, or even a pedestrian can be injured or killed from a train accident. There are many railroad crossings that are not properly equipped with safety gates and lights, resulting in an increasing risk of automobile drivers and pedestrians getting hit by a train. Experienced lawyers can help bring your injury case to court.
Usually, a train accident is due to someone’s negligence. Poorly maintained tracks, tired or untrained operators, and lack of train maintenance are all different factors that can lead to a catastrophic disaster. Severe injuries, including amputations and permanent disabilities may be the result, along with death.