Catastrophic Injury Accident

Catastrophic Injuries & Wrongful Death – As strange as it may seem, every year there are new stories about people who walk away from a railroad accident with barely any injuries. For whatever reason, this is not an uncommon occurrence, and we wish it happened more often. Yet, others are not so lucky, and many sustain catastrophic or even fatal injuries as the result of their crash.
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Commercial Truck Collisions – At Bailey & Galyen, we represent commercial drivers, local residents, and surviving family members here in Texas and throughout the U.S. who have suffered major injuries or losses as a result of these accidents.
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Extra Hazardous Crossings – Although every railroad crossing is potentially dangerous, approximately half (around 5,000) of the grade crossings in Texas have no gates or flashing light signals to warn drivers of approaching trains.
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Railroad Accidents – Every year hundreds of people across the nation are injured in collisions with trains. Families are left to grapple with the overwhelming grief at the loss of a loved one or the difficulties of caring for a critically injured person. They often don’t understand how the railroad accident could have happened. Authorities and railroads typically blame the driver. They don’t know if the injured person was at fault. This uncertainty can cause them to put off talking to a lawyer.
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Railroad Crossing Collisions – Injury and fatality statistics from railroad crossing accidents confirm nearly every year that crossing accidents are not as rare as many of us would believe. Last year, the Federal Railroad Administration’s data revealed that grade crossing collisions resulted in at least 324 known deaths.
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Responsibility and Negligence – After a train accident, railroad companies will almost always claim that the driver of the motor vehicle tried to beat the train or that they simply broke the law and ignored the warnings in place. To hear them tell it, you would hardly know that they have any responsibilities at all. The fact is, wherever the roads we drive on intersect with railroad tracks, everyone—motor vehicle drivers, railroad companies, and train crews included, has a duty to do certain things.
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