Still, traveling by train is risky. From derailments and spills to collisions with automobiles, riding the rails can be hazardous. Many people are injured and killed every year in railroad accidents. Intersections between railroad lines and roads tend to be the site of the most train accidents. Sometimes a signal malfunctions, leaving a car trapped on the tracks. Other times a driver simply ignores the warnings and the speeding train can’t slow down in time to avoid a collision.
Regardless of the precise circumstances, the people who are injured in a train wreck deserve to be compensated for their injuries. The Nevada train crash lawyers at the Potter Law Office can help victims begin the long, slow process of recovery. Whether the party at fault in the accident is the driver of a motor vehicle or an employee of the railroad company it may be possible to receive compensation.
Many people who are injured in Nevada train crashes suffer traumatic head injuries, broken bones, burns and severe wounds. These injuries may take months to heal, and some will continue to affect the victim’s quality of life for years. If you have been injured in an accident, contact the Las Vegas train accident attorneys at the Potter Law Office.