Lawyers / Attorneys: Evaluating Nationwide Railroad / Railway Accidents, Injuries & Death

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*** Attention Railway and railroad Users ***  

If you were injured in a railway/railroad accident, or if you have a loved one who was injured or even killed as a result of a railroad/railway accident, please contact us immediately for a FREE potential case evaluation.

  • Death
  • Serious Injury                  

Both of the above have been attributed to railway/railroad accidents. 

We have railroad/railway accident lawyers standing by ready to speak with you.  

You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, and we take all cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay for our services unless you receive an award/compensation.  

Do not Delay!  

Your rights and compensation may be lost forever if you wait.  


A passenger train may consist of a combination of one or several locomotives, as well as attached railroad-cars, coaches, or a self-propelled, multiple-unit.  

The number of U.S. citizens who ride the train every day runs into millions. 


Figures released into the public domain by the Office of Safety Analysis of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) demonstrate that, on average, there are around 3,000 railroad/railway accidents per annum, and that around 1,000 citizens lose their lives as a direct consequence of these events. 

In the period from January 1 to December 31, 2007 - states the FRA - there were 13,187 railroad/railway accidents, of which 6.04% resulted in fatalities, which was a total of almost 800.  

Nearly 9,000 injuries occurred in the same time period.

In the period January - May 2008, nearly 5,000 railroad/railway accidents occurred, and which resulted in more than 300 deaths and more than 3,000 injuries. 

Typical causes of railroad/railway accidents, injuries and deaths may include:

  • Passing signals at dangerous speeds
  • Excessive general speed
  • Signalmen's errors
  • Allowing two trains into the same occupied block-section
  • Incorrect operation of signals and/or points
  • Mechanical failure of rolling stock
  • Poor design
  • Poor maintenance
  • Civil engineering failure
  • Track faults
  • Bridge and tunnel collapses
  • Vandalism
  • Ineffective brakes 
  • Inadequate rules
WHAT ARE THE SPECIFIC HEALTH RELATED RISKS? The most serious risks include:
  • Death
  • Serious Injury

If you were injured in an railroad/railway accident, or if you have a loved one who was injured or even killed during an aviation accident, you may have a claim for legal compensation.  

Contact the Mulligan Law Firm for superior legal representation.  

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In all personal injury cases, it is extremely important that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, to investigate the case in question, and to enable physicians, attorneys, or other expert witnesses to thoroughly evaluate any injuries.   

If you or a loved one or friend is injured and may have a potential legal claim, call The Mulligan Law Firm now at 1-866-LAW-0001.  

The initial consultation is FREE of charge, and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds.   

You may have a valid claim and be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but a lawsuit must be filed before the statute of limitations expires.   

Do not delay!   

If you delay, and the statute of limitations time period expires, you may lose all your rights to file any claim for compensation of any kind.  

If you are not sure or need additional help, please fill out our form on this website or call us for help at 1-866-LAW-0001 (1-866-529-0001)

A member of our firm will call you as soon as possible to help you determine the possibility of filing a potential claim. 

For a FREE, no-obligation consultation with an experienced attorney regarding cases of personal injury and wrongful death, please submit our potential case intake form on this website for a free evaluation of your situation.  

We will respect the confidentiality of your information to the fullest extent.  

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