Charleston Train Accident Lawyers

Hurt in a Train Accident?

Though train accidents don't happen as frequently as auto accidents or get the publicity of airplane accidents, thousands of train accidents occur each year in the United States. The most common type of train accident is derailment, followed by impacts with other objects at highway-rail crossings. In South Carolina, Charleston has many train accidents in a year compared to other regions.

If you've been injured in a train accident in or around Charleston, contact Kahn Law Firm, LLP for a free consultation.

Common Carrier Laws Apply to All Public Transportation

Public transportation companies must comply with common carrier laws to ensure the safety of their passengers and/or cargo. Failure to adhere to such regulations makes the carrier liable for any injuries that result from their negligence.

Train accidents can result from:

  • Faulty tracks or equipment
  • Debris on the tracks
  • Excessive speeds
  • Failure to use horns or lights

Just as train accidents can result from a wide range of causes, they can also cause a catastrophic injuries for victims. From a single person slipping and falling into a train's path to a chemical spill that can impact an entire community, the scope of each train accident can be vastly different. That's why it's so crucial to speak with a lawyer who has experience in train accident litigation. You can rest assured that the train company already has a host of high-powered attorneys in their employ!

At Kahn Law Firm, LLP, our Charleston personal injury lawyers have 80 years combined experience. Having litigated cases throughout South Carolina and the United States, we count it a privilege to protect accident victims from the self-serving interests of insurance companies, corporate giants, banks, hospitals, and the government. By limiting our overall caseload, we ensure that every client gets personalized attention!

If you are interested in our dedicated, client-focused legal services, then fill out a free case evaluation form!

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