CSX was truly established in 1827 and has grown with the railway industry ever since. They began with horse-drawn train cars to today where they have a 21,000-mile network that can be found in 23 states. CSX Corporation is a leading transportation supplier. This means they transport both goods and people.
One might assume that a ride on a CSX train would be smooth sailing with their extensive experience and network. Accidents do happen and if you have been involved you will need the experience of a California CSX railroad accident attorney from The Kaufman Law Firm by calling 818-990-1999 or by clicking here.
Since CSX offers different services an accident can also occur in a range of ways. The most common kinds of railroad accidents we see are:
There are also freak accidents that can occur which are not listed here. It is important to seek medical attention if possible after a railroad accident.
Injuries caused by a railroad accident can be some of the most catastrophic and life-altering we see. These injuries can often change your life forever. The most common injuries after a railroad accident are:
Oftentimes, people who are involved in a railroad accident do not survive leaving their families in shambles.
After a railroad accident, you may be entitled to obtain compensation for the following:
Due to the size and speed of CSX locomotives, injuries are life-changing. This is not an exhaustive list and compensation will be determined by the facts of your case. If a loved one has passed away during a railroad accident you may be entitled to survivors’ benefits or a wrongful death claim.
Railroad accidents can be caused by a number of reasons which also means that there can be various parties who can be held liable for your injuries and losses. The first thing that an attorney will do is work to determine liability. We will need to prove that the liable party owed you a duty of care and breached that duty of care leading to your injuries and damages. Possible at-fault parties include the conductor, other drivers that may have caused the accident, CSX, and train part manufacturers.
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