Austin Railroad Accidents Lawyers

Railroad and Train Accident Lawyers Representing Injured Texans

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas leads the country with more than 10,500 miles of railroad tracks.

Despite the railroad and train industry’s impact on the Texas economy with BNSF Railway Company calling Texas home, our over 29 million residents are subjected to injuries and fatalities caused by onboard train accidents, derailments, and collisions.

If you have been injured while riding on a train, while waiting at a railroad crossing, or because of a negligent engineer or another driver, our skilled personal injury lawyers can help build a case against the at-fault party so you can focus on your recovery.

Call (512) 883-0277 today. There is never a charge to talk to an attorney. We stand ready.

What are the Most Common Types of Railroad and Train Accidents in Texas?

Train accidents are not uncommon, but trains themselves are often seen more as interruptions in traffic than the cause of catastrophic accidents.

These incidents can result in serious and fatal injuries for passengers, motorists, and pedestrians.

Some of the most common types of railroad and train accidents in Texas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Cargo-related damages
  • Dangerous crossings
  • Defective tracks
  • Human error
  • Improperly maintained tracks
  • Injuries from electrocutions
  • Mechanical failures
  • Negligence, including hiring inexperienced operators and/or operators who are impaired or distracted
  • Obstructed rail paths
  • Poorly maintained, outdated, or defective train equipment
  • Railroad toxic chemical spills
  • Reckless pedestrians and drivers
  • Slips and falls while riding on a passenger train or waiting on the railroad platform
  • Speeding trains, including trains traveling too fast through cities, across roadways, or near residential areas
  • Train derailments
  • Unprotected railroad crossings

If you have been injured in a railroad or train accident in Texas, you don’t have to face the railroad company’s insurance representatives or legal team alone. We can help you pursue justice and the financial outcome you deserve.

Call (512) 883-0277 today. There is never a charge to talk to an attorney. We stand ready.

What Type of Financial Recovery Can I Pursue After a Train Accident in Texas?

Railroad and train accident injuries and deaths caused by negligent or reckless behaviors — whether it the fault of the train’s employees, another motorist, or a third party our skilled team of personal injury lawyers are here to help you pursue dedicated driven results.

That may include pursuing financial compensation for:

  • Past medical expenses
  • Future medical expenses
  • Loss of past wages
  • Loss of future wages
  • Loss of wage-earning capacity
  • Reduced future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering in the past
  • Pain and suffering in the future
  • Mental anguish in the past
  • Mental anguish in the future
  • Physical impairment in the past
  • Physical impairment in the future
  • Physical impairment in the past
  • Physical disfigurement in the future
  • Loss of household services in the past
  • Loss of household services in the future
  • Wrongful death
  • Survivorship damages

Call (512) 883-0277 today to learn about your legal rights and options to pursue the outcome you deserve. There is never a charge to talk to an attorney. We stand ready.

Contact Our Railroad and Train Accident Injury Attorneys in Austin, Texas for a Free Consultation Today

If you have been injured by another person or party’s negligence while riding a train, waiting for a train, or while at a crossing anywhere in the state of Texas, or have lost a loved one to these negligent circumstances, contact our skilled team train and railroad accident and injury lawyers in Austin today.

We will pursue the best outcome for you by putting our over 15 years of proven experience to work for you.

Call our skilled team of railroad and train accident and injury attorneys in Austin today at (512) 883-0277 to gain access to the experience, leadership, and extended resources you need to aggressively pursue your injury case today.

Glen Larson Law stands ready to provide you with dedicated, driven results.

Frequently Asked Questions for Our Railroad and Train Accident and Injury Attorneys in Austin, Texas

How Many Railroad and Train Accidents Occur in the U.S. Each Year?

The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports approximately 5,800 train accidents each year across the nation, which cause approximately 2,300 injuries and 600 deaths annually.

Who is Responsible for the Injuries and Deaths Caused by Train Accidents in Texas?

Railroads and trains are big businesses in Texas.   When any one person or party or combination of parties is negligent in their responsibilities, they may be liable for our client’s financial recovery.

Depending on the source of the accident, which may include the:

  • Train operator or support staff
  • Train companies
  • Train maintenance facility
  • Local public agencies responsible for maintaining railroad crossings, including warning signs and lights
  • Other motorists that interfere with the train’s operation

If you are unsure of the origin of your train accident and injuries, our skilled personal injury attorneys and investigative resources to pursue each at-fault party for your full financial recovery.

How Much Will it Cost a Railway or Train Accident and Injury Attorney in Texas?

Our Glen Larson Law railroad and train accident and injury attorneys represent clients on a contingent fee basis.

There is no fee until we recover compensation on your behalf.

Call (512) 883-0277 today. There is never a charge to talk to an attorney. We stand ready.

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