Call 24/7 • We can come to you Serving Missouri & Illinois
  • Client Reviews

    Great firm! Helped out with all my medical bills. From the start the firm dealt with the insurance companies so I could live my life. In the end, everything was taken care of.

    Robert C.
    Recent Client

Jefferson County

Jefferson County Railroad Accident Lawyers

Helping People Injured in Train and Railroad Accidents

Travelling by train is one of the safest forms of transportation available in Jefferson County. Unfortunately, if and when an accident does occur, the results are often catastrophic. Anyone who has suffered a loss in a Jefferson County railroad accident would be well advised to speak with a skilled train accident injury attorney to discuss his or her legal options.

Causes of Train Accidents in Jefferson County

There are a number of train accident causes. Some of the most common causes of train accidents include:

  • Equipment Failure: Defective cables, relays, brakes and signals can cause serious injury train accidents.
  • Customer Behavior: Pedestrians and bicyclists would be well advised to stay off of train tracks at all times and to not lean too closely to where a train will arrive. Injured victims of train accidents who are at fault for the collision because of intoxication and poor judgment may have difficulty pursuing compensation for the injuries they have suffered.
  • Worker Behavior: All transit personnel must adhere to the procedures and policies of the company they work for. Speeding, driving inattentively or fatigued can cause a serious train collision.
  • Poor Maintenance: When a part on the train fails it must be determined whether poor maintenance on the part of the transit authority caused or contributed to such failure.

Railroad Accident Liability Issues

Mass carriers such as transit companies have a legal obligation to provide their consumers with the utmost level of care. When someone is injured while riding a train in Jefferson County it is the responsibility of the transit authority or railroad company to ensure that the injured victims are fairly compensated in a timely manner. Motorists involved in train accidents may be able to receive compensation for their injuries as well. Holding a party liable for the damages suffered in a Missouri train accident can be a complicated process and it often requires an experienced personal injury attorney.

Our Jefferson County personal injury attorneys help injured victims get the compensation they need. We offer no-cost case evaluations to anyone harmed in a train accident. Call us at (314) 322-8515 today to schedule your free and comprehensive consultation.

Are you in need of an experienced, highly rated law firm? Contact Page Law 24/7

Call: 1(800) 227-2727 (314) 322-8515

We Hold the Highest Possible Ratings and Memberships from the Professional Organizations that Matter Most:

Awards & Memberships

Page Law

9930 Watson Rd. Suite 100
St. Louis County, Missouri 63126
Phone: (314) 322-8515

Map | Contact Form

St. Louis City, MO Office
St. Peters, MO Office
Fairview Heights, IL Office

Commitment to our Community

We are proud sponsors of:

Follow Us Online

St. Louis Lawyer Disclaimer: The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. The legal information offered herein by Page Law, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee upon the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation. This site is not intended to solicit clients outside the State of Missouri or Illinois. Page Law may co-counsel or associate with other law firms around the country at its discretion from initial intake through litigation when it deems appropriate. © 2019 Page Law, LLC. - All rights reserved.

Client Login