Rail Accidents Could Be Prevented by Better Gates, Fences
By Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton, Virginia Train Crash Victims’ Lawyers
In a new post to our Virginia personal injury attorneys’ website, lawyer Rick Shapiro share his thoughts on an investigative report showing that railroads are not doing enough to keep pedestrians out of crossings or off rails by installing gates and fences. He notes that if rail companies did more to control access to tracks, many accidents would be avoided. To read more, click over to “Do Railroads Do Enough to Avoid Pedestrian Accidents?.”
About the Editors: The Virginia- and Carolina-based attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton have long histories of representing railroad workers in FELA and other railroad injury cases and of helping victims of rail crossing accidents. Lawyers at our firm have served as chairmen of the railroad section of the American Association for Justice, the largest national victim’s injury attorney organization, and one of our attorneys wrote a major legal encyclopedia section on railroad safety litigation. Check out our railroad injury case results to see for yourself. Be sure to get your free reports about railroad injury, disease and wrongful death FELA cases: The Do’s and Don’ts When Injured at a Railroad — Yours FELA Rights and What Railroad Claim Agents Won’t Tell You (But You Must Know). Also, our railroad injury lawyers proudly donate to the Fallen Brother Fund.