Railroad Accidents

Have you or someone you know been involved in a railroad accident?  Thousands of railroad accidents occur each year in the USA.  In a railroad crossing accident, there are numerous questions that need to be asked.  Did the railroad crossing have functioning lights?  Was the gate operating correctly?  Was your view blocked because of a tree or because another train that was stopped?  Were the flashers working?  Even if you were injured while riding on the train, there are many issues that should be considered.  Were there mechanical defects or maintenance issues with the train that caused the accident? 

You might be entitled to damages as the result of negligence of another party.  Damages refers to a money settlement prior to a lawsuit or given to you after the filing of a lawsuit.  Damages could include money to compensate you for past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain & suffering, emotional distress, and damage to your vehicle. 

Attorney Bruce A. Kugler has the necessary experience to help you.  He will participate in negotiations with the responsible party to reach a settlement, and if necessary, will take your case through the whole court process.  With his assistance, you can if necessary, file a claim or law suit against the party responsible for your accident and/or injuries.  However, filing a formal lawsuit may not even be necessary.  Settlements frequently happen before a law suit is even filed. Attorney Bruce A. Kugler will negotiate on your behalf with the goal of obtaining a reasonable settlement in the quickest and easiest way possible. It is important for you to speak with an experienced lawyer as soon as you are injured.  The courts have set time limits for filing a lawsuit.

There is no cost or obligation to meet with Attorney Bruce A. Kugler to discuss and evaluate your claim. 

To learn more about how to protect your rights, contact The Kugler Law Firm, P.C. at  (844) “I Got Law” (844) 446-8529 or (217) 636-7050.

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