Norfolk Southern Train Derailment
When a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials derailed near the Pennsylvania/Ohio border, it was a major disaster. People were evacuated for several days, businesses were forced to close, and many were left with serious questions about their health and safety.
Norfolk Southern Negligence
Evidence shows Norfolk Southern has been engaged in negligent behavior that directly contributed to and caused this incident. The company decreased the frequency and time spent on safety inspections. In this specific case, there is evidence the crew was aware of a serious safety problem but continued to move the freight carrying hazardous materials.
Can I Sue Norfolk Southern?
If you were directly affected, you may have a valid claim for compensation. Several law firms are investigating claims for various reasons. We are working with other law firms to investigate claims for hazardous material exposure, possible health concerns, property value claims, livestock and farmland claims, and more. If you live near, own a business near, or were in the immediate area of the Norfolk Southern train derailment talk to an attorney for guidance.
Train Derailment Injury Attorneys
Contact an attorney at Haggerty Silverman & Justice for help. Our attorneys have experience in train derailment claims and we can help you. We are working with several other law firms to help build cases against Norfolk Southern and other parties for the negligence that caused this horrible disaster. If you believe you were affected by this disaster, contact an attorney to preserve and protect your rights. Contact us for a free legal consultation with an injury attorney. You don’t pay us anything unless we recover money for you.