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Indiana Train Accident Lawyers
From railroad crossing collisions to derailments, train accidents cause death and severe injury every year. At Stewart & Stewart Injury Lawyers, we have years of experience helping Indiana injury victims. If you or a loved one were injured in a train accident—as a driver, passenger, pedestrian, or rail worker—we want to help.
If you're wondering where to turn after a train accident, you've come to the right place. Since 2000, our law firm has won more than $60 million* for our clients, and we want to help you get compensation for your injuries. Contact our 24/7 legal staff today—just dial (800) 33-33 LAW or complete our free online consultation form.
Train Accident Claims We Handle
Our Indiana train accident lawyers have the experience and resources to handle a variety of injury claims, such as:
- Train collisions with motor vehicles or other trains
- Fires and Explosions
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Toxic Spills
When you contact us after your accident, we'll listen to your story and begin taking action immediately. From ensuring your legal paperwork is filed on time, to communicating with the insurance company on your behalf, our legal staff is here to protect your rights.
Common Causes of Indiana Railroad Crossing Accidents
Recent statistics show that a train strikes a vehicle or pedestrian every three minutes in the United States. In many cases, Indiana railroad crossing accidents are the result of preventable factors, including:
- Crossing signal failures
- Lack of traffic controls or gates
- Failure to sound horns while approaching crossings
- Obstructed views at crossings
Our legal team can conduct a thorough investigation of your claim so the parties responsible for your accident can be held accountable. Contact us online to get started now.
Helping Injured Rail Workers in Indiana
Federal law requires railroad companies to provide employees with a safe work environment. If you're a railroad worker who was injured on the job, the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) allows you to seek compensation for your:
- Medical bills and future treatment
- Wage loss and future loss of earnings
- Pain, suffering, and emotional distress
Under FELA, families of railroad workers who die in work-related accidents may also be eligible for compensation. Our Indiana train accident lawyers know the dangers that come with railroad work, and we'll fight hard to ensure you get the best possible results for your claim.
*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Case results vary depending on facts and injuries.