The law firm of R.E. Lopez & Associates has extensive experience in litigating railroad accident cases. Due to the laws and regulations surrounding railroad litigation, cases like these are often very complex and come with their own set difficulties. The team at R.E. Lopez & Associates has the experience and the expertise to navigate and fight for your case. Our team has the skill to represent multiple parties affected by the same accident, and we have a team of experts on hand to evaluate every aspect of your claim and put the pieces together to build your case and get you the compensation you deserve.
When a locomotive is derailed, the potential for catastrophic damage to both human life and property is astronomical. Unfortunately, many train derailments are preventable. As much as 29% of these cases are due to human error. Many of these tragic accidents are caused by distraction, leading to trains going into a curve at excessive speeds.