Des Moines Rail Company Negligence Lawyers
As a state with a tremendous amount of agricultural production, Iowa is home to an inordinate number of different railways that exist to get wheat and other livestock and produce to market. Consequently, the state’s pedestrians and motorists must contend with a seemingly ubiquitous tangle of train tracks and frequent waits at railroad crossings. But when the rail companies that own the tracks or trains and employ their operators fail to fulfill their responsibilities, the potential for property damage, serious injury, or death is dramatically increased for those on, near, or in the path of the train.
If you or someone you love has been hurt in a train accident, then you may be able to pursue a legal action against the rail company responsible for the crash.
Examples of Rail Company Negligence
Rail company negligence can take many different forms, some of which may not be immediately obvious or readily apparent on an accident site. This is but one of the reasons that it is important for you to consult with an experienced Des Moines rail company negligence lawyer of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. We can thoroughly investigate the maintenance and personnel records of a train company, during which we may discover evidence of:
- Failure to train or inadequate training of employees
- Lack of appropriate licensure and certifications
- Improper train maintenance
- Improper track maintenance
Let us help you hold the appropriate parties accountable for the harm that has befallen you or your loved one.
Contact the Des Moines rail company negligence lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at (515) 705-0233.