Can I Sue if I Was Injured in a Railroad Accident?

In 2023, more than 21,100 train accidents took place at highway-railroad grade crossings. These accidents frequently leave victims with devastating financial, emotional, and physical injuries. As with any personal injury accident, if it was the result of another person’s wrongdoing or negligence, you are entitled to compensation.  If you have been seriously injured in a train accident, you deserve to […]

What Are My Rights if I Was Injured in a Train Derailment?

Due to their speed and size, train accidents usually involve a considerable amount of damage. When a train transporting hazardous materials derails, it can lead to explosions, fires, damage to the environment, and costly clear-up efforts. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, derailments are the most common type of train accident, with 135,507 taking place since 1975. If you were […]

Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp Bright Futures Scholarship

Since 1985, the lawyers affiliated with Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp have dedicated their practice to helping people when they need it most and to fighting against injustice in the civil trial practice. Our personal injury attorneys have spent almost four decades fighting for clients who are unable to fight for themselves and seek to balance the scales of civil justice. […]