Ohio Railroad Accident & Train Crossing Injury Attorney
RAILROAD CROSSING INJURY | FATAL TRAIN ACCIDENT | NEGLIGENCE
Collisions between motor vehicles and trains at railroad crossings are, by their very nature, usually catastrophic or fatal. The Columbus, Ohio railroad accident lawyers at The Donahey Law Firm are experienced Ohio train crossing injury lawyers and have been successful in handling all types of railroad accidents. With four offices in Ohio, The Donahey Law Firm handles railroad accidents for people statewide, including those in communities such as Dayton, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Toledo, Akron, Zanesville, and Youngstown.
There are complex laws that govern railroad operations in the United States. These laws set forth specific standards of conduct which the railroads must follow. There are also very specific technical liability issues that must be evaluated when investigating and pursuing railway accidents. Among other factors, the operational negligence of the train crew must be evaluated for safe operation and control of the locomotive, the railroad crew must have been keeping a proper lookout, and the speed of the train must not be excessive. In addition to the potential operational negligence of the train crew, the safety aspects of the railroad road crossing must be analyzed.
When an injury occurs that involves a train, the experienced personal injury and railroad accident attorneys at The Donahey Law Firm can evaluate whether or not there is any fault on behalf of the railroad company. We know what key factors to look for in evaluating potential railroad negligence. We use that knowledge to help people throughout Ohio get the maximum recovery for the accident injuries they have sustained. If you have been injured or a loved one killed in a railroad accident, contact the Ohio railroad accident attorneys at The Donahey Law Firm for straightforward and experienced legal representation.