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Understanding Train Accidents

Many people mistakenly assume that trains are one of the safest modes of transportation because they have been around for over one hundred and fifty years. However, train and railroad accidents are still fairly common and can cause devastating injuries. In fact, in 2007, 13,067 railroad-related accidents occurred in the United States alone.

Train accidents can be hazardous to your health and well-being. They can cause serious injuries or psychological issues that can be expensive to treat and leave you with ongoing pain. If you or a loved one was injured in a train accident due to the negligence of another, contact the experienced Waukesha train accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® at (800) 242-2874 for a free consultation.

Common Causes of Train Accidents

Railroad-related accidents can be destructive and serious collisions. Because trains travel at high speeds on thin tracks, the potential for derailment or other accidents is high. Common causes of train accidents include:

  • Train operator negligence, distraction, or inexperience
  • Maintenance errors
  • Mechanical failures
  • Traveling at unsafe speeds
  • Track flaws

If you have experienced a train accident that was caused by another party’s reckless or careless behavior, they may be responsible for covering the expenses related to your suffering.

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If you or a loved one has suffered injuries due to a train accident, you may have many legitimate questions and concerns regarding your legal rights, options, and interests. The knowledgeable Waukesha train accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® can help you with your concerns. For more information regarding you specific case, contact Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.® today at (800) 242-2874.