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The Legal Rights of Train Wreck Victims

When railroad accidents occur, the damages can be devastating. Because of the size and weight of a train and its inability to respond quickly to changing circumstances, railroad accidents can cause extremely serious injuries and fatalities.

If you were injured in a train accident, you should speak to an attorney about your legal rights and options. The lawyers at the Law Offices of Gallner & Pattermann, P.C., are dedicated to helping victims of railroad accidents recover the full amount of financial compensation they are entitled to receive.

We represent people who have been injured in a wide range of train accidents, including railroad crossing accidents, derailments and rail yard accidents caused by:

  • Mechanical failure
  • Railroad workers who were under the influence of drugs, alcohol or negligent in their duties in another way
  • Inadequate security
  • Broken or poorly maintained track or crossing mechanisms
  • Failure to install crossing lights

Our lawyers will investigate the accident and identify all possible sources of financial compensation. Then we will pursue compensation for the full extent of the damages you have suffered.

Speak to an Attorney About Your Rights

If you have been injured, do not sign anything from an insurance company without first speaking to a respected personal injury lawyer. The insurance companies want to pay you as little as possible for your injuries. Our law firm is focused on obtaining fair compensation for the full extent of your injuries.

To arrange a free initial consultation, please contact our law firm. Call toll free
From offices in Council Bluffs, our lawyers represent victims of railroad accidents in southwest Iowa and southeast Nebraska.