While riding in a train is statistically safer than traveling on most other forms of transportation, train incidents injure many people a year. In addition to injuries that can happen to passengers, many freight and passenger trains are involved in accidents with vehicles that lead to significant injuries in property damage. These incidents have a variety of causes and are often due to the negligence or carelessness of another person. The Portland train & railroad accident attorneys at Nichols Law Group are ready to handle these cases.
A train or railroad accident injury can be scary, and you needed attorney you can trust to handle your case. Nichols Law Group has 35 years of experience handling tough personal injury cases.
Our firm has a proven track record of success and has recovered more than $40 million for our clients through settlements and verdicts.
We are a full-service law firm that focuses only on personal injury cases. This gives us an advantage over law firms who handle cases in multiple practice areas.
You will never have to worry about upfront legal fees or out-of-pocket expenses. We do not collect legal fees until we secure a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.
Train and railroad accidents can become incredibly complex. There will be multiple parties involved, and a thorough investigation will need to be conducted by your Portland train/railroad accident attorney. Your attorney will be responsible for:
According to safety data provided by the US government, there were 11,680 total train accidents or incidents reported during the latest year across the country. The data shows that 832 people lost their lives in these incidents. However, thousands more were injured.
In and around Portland, trains have various functions. Many carry passengers, while others are freight trains carrying cargo around the state and throughout the US. Trains are capable of causing severe injuries, including the following:
In a train or railroad accident injury case, there may be various parties who are liable. This can include the railroad company, property owners, train manufacturers, government agencies, and more.
If you or somebody you love has been injured in a train or railroad accident, seek legal assistance today. Whether you were a passenger on a train or In a vehicle struck by a train, the team at Nichols Law Group is ready to secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:
When you need a Portland train/railroad accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.