Whether trains collide with vehicles or pedestrians, any accident that occurs at railroad crossings can be devastatingly severe or fatal.
Auto Drivers Negligence
Fault and liability of these accidents can come from careless drivers or from train operators and railroad companies. When drivers fail to yield at railway crossings, their negligence cannot only cause themselves serious injury, but it can also cause extensive damages to other vehicles as well as to the train and railroad company.
Operator Negligence And On-The-Job Injuries
Concomitantly, railroad companies are held to high liability standards. When train companies are found negligent in personal injury cases, there could be a number of different causalities involved. Train operator and railroad company negligence in these cases could include: