Trains can move our country forward as they carry with them large loads from one point to another, often across states. They do so at an extremely fast pace. Although this is great news for companies waiting for products, it is no good news for railroad workers and others who use the tracks. When an accident occurs, the consequences can be devastating. You will need a skilled Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorney to hold negligent parties responsible for their actions.
You may not think that railroad accidents are common or that there are different types of accidents, unfortunately, there are. Our attorney has experience with the following types of train accidents:
It may come as a shock to see the various kinds of train accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents rarely end well which can leave the victims having their entire lives changed.
Railroad employees are at the highest risk of being injured from a railway accident. They are often working on the track or the train when an accident happens. Their once fulfilling job is now the cause of their pain and distress. Some of the most common types of injuries sustained from a railroad accident are:
If you have been the victim of a railroad accident you must seek immediate medical attention and then contact a skilled Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorney.
Due to the size and speed of a train, some accidents can end up with your loved one passing away as a result. The surviving family can be eligible to seek damages on behalf of the diseased for the following:
Anyone who has been injured as a result of a railroad accident may be entitled to compensation for the above-mentioned damages. You will need a skilled Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorney. Do not put your faith in the railway company or their insurance carrier. They will often try to diminish or deny a claim brought against them.
Working as a railroader is enriching and dangerous all at the same time. You get to work with your hands fixing trains, train tracks, and other heavy equipment. However, doing so can lead to serious injuries and even death in the event of an accident.
Working in a dangerous profession can change your life in an instant if you are involved in a railroading accident. The experienced Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorneys at The Kaufman Law Firm have seen the following injuries from our clients:
As you can see, this is not an exhaustive list. Our attorneys have seen some of the worst injuries imaginable. Schedule a consultation with a member of our team today if injured while working on the railroad.
You should never be subjected to harassment when working on the railroad. There’s a big difference between joking around with co-workers and being downright harassed by them or your employer. Harassment examples we have encountered when representing railroad employees include making racial slurs, hurling personal insults towards others, telling jokes of a derogatory nature, and expressing disgust of a specific race or ethnicity.
Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in all areas of employment, including how Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) handles the hiring, pay, assigning of jobs, firing, promoting, training, laying off, paying benefits, and any other employment issue for its employees.
These laws pertain to the railroading industry too. This means that you cannot be discriminated against, even if you suffered an injury on the railroad. You should never fear retaliation or discrimination for filing a report after suffering an injury on the job. If you do, be sure to contact an experienced Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorney about your case.
When it comes to railroad and train accidents, there can be multiple parties that can be held liable for their role in the accident. The key is to prove that the responsible party owed you or your loved one a duty of care and that the duty was breached. Due to this breach, you sustained injuries and damages. Leave it to the experienced Central Oregon and Pacific railroad (CORP) accident attorney from The Kaufman Law Firm to hold these parties accountable. Call our office today at 310-981-3404.
Your job is more than just a source of income. It is a major part of your lifestyle. If you have been the victim of wrongful termination, wrongful demotion or any kind of discriminatory business practices, it is time to take action and contact a Ventura employment law attorney that can help. Attorney Matthew A. Kaufman and the team at The Kaufman Law Firm bring experience and a vast arsenal of legal resources to help clients recover the money they deserve.
To learn more, contact our Westlake Village or Los Angeles law office today and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case.