Railroad Accident Lawyer in McHenry County, Chicago
Personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits resulting from railroad accidents require extensive knowledge of railroad operating rules.
Experience You Need to Protect Your Best Interests
Identifying the Cause of Railroad Accidents in Chicago
Railroad grade crossing accidents occur probably every day throughout the United States. Railroad highway grade crossings are dangerous and require caution by motorists and railroads. There is a complex railroad crossing warning system in place to provide advance warning of an approaching train. Railroad crossing signals and warning systems are supposed to be tested by federal regulation. Though quite reliable, signal failures can and do occur. We have extensive experience proving fault in railroad accidents related to:
- Railroad highway grade crossing
- Railroad signal warning failure
- Warning time issues
- Railroad signal and traffic signal preemption failure
- Engineer error
- Track maintenance negligence
- Equipment maintenance negligence
Whatever the cause of a railroad accident, the issues are complex and require extensive knowledge of railroad operating rules, equipment such as event recorders, and federal railroad regulations. We know how to help you take the right steps in pursuit of a full financial recovery.