Failure to Provide Adequate Warning of a Railroad Crossing
Accidents involving trains and passenger vehicles can have a devastating effect on the individuals involved. Because of the sheer size and weight of trains (and the speeds at which they move), individuals who are in a vehicle struck by a moving train often experience serious injuries. And while there are many reasons for this accidents, far too many are caused by improper or lack of warning signs.
There are few things worse than being injured or losing a loved one in an accident that could have easily been prevented. In addition to the severe emotional and physical trauma that these accidents engender, the financial costs may also be extensive. As such, our Lake Geneva car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. are prepared to fight aggressively to protect you and your family’s interests. Contact our qualified attorneys today at 800-242-2874.
Typical Grade Crossing Signs
The Federal Railroad Administration has put in place several guidelines for railroad crossings and the necessary warning signs. Typically motorists need certain warnings of impending train crossings, such as:
- Flashing lights
- Bells and gates
- Crossbuck markings
- Markings on the road preceding the crossing
- Circular advance warning signs
When a railroad company or municipality neglects to provide and maintain proper warnings signs, the costs to unsuspecting motorists can be unimaginable.
Get the support and legal aid you deserve when you have been injured or lost a loved one due to a railroad accident caused by improper warnings by calling our Lake Geneva train accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today. Our lawyers are ready to help you get the compensation and justice you may be due.