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Railroad Accident Lawyer

Railroad Accidents

The law office of Wettermark & Keith, LLC., is dedicated to serving justice to those wrongfully injured in a railroad accident throughout the state of Alabama.  Whether it be injured as a commuter, pedestrian, while in a vehicle, or as a railroad employee (FELA claims), the professional injury attorneys at Wettermark & Keith, LLC., are here to help.

Trains travel more than 1.5 million miles in the United States each day.  Although trains are one of the oldest means of transportation, and widely considered to be safe, collisions, crashes, and employee related accidents frequently occur, taking hundreds of lives and seriously injuring thousands more each year.  According to the Federal Administration, 38% of railroad accidents are due to human factors, such as negligence.

Your Rights

If you or a loved one were injured in a railroad accident you or your family may be entitled to compensation for :

  • Lost Wages
  • Loss of Benefits
  • Disability Pay
  • Scarring
  • Emotional Pain and Suffering
  • Medical Expenses
  • Funeral Costs
  • Loss of Quality of Life

The railroad accident lawyers at Wettermark & Keith, LLC. have the skills needed to take on these large entities.  Our top attorneys represent each and every client with the utmost respect, compassion, and employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make their case a success.  We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and your family and are here for you.  If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person in a railroad accident, contact our seasoned injury lawyers today.  Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.

Proven Results

With over 30 years of combined litigation experience, the seasoned railroad accident lawyers at our law firm have helped clients in dire need recover the compensation they need after suffering a tragic accident.  In our time serving clients we have been recognized as Multi-Million Dollar Advocates in the Alabama Superlawyers directory.  This prestigious honor helps illustrate our professionalism, dedication, and unrelenting effort to seek justice for those injured by the negligent conduct of others.

Through extensive specialized training in specific case types, our top Alabama railroad accident lawyers have achieved monumental recoveries for clients injured or tragically killed in train accidents.  Since 2003, the law office of Wettermark & Keith, LLC., has helped clients recover extensive financial compensation.  By choosing to represent clients injured in railroad accidents over the years, our expert injury lawyers have developed a reputation for being among the best in the business at what we do – getting results.  Top railroad accident cases include:

  • WARD V. CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC.

VERDICT – $34,558,333

  • BRONSON V. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD

VERDICT – $6,920,669

  • JORDAN V. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD

VERDICT – $5,000,000

  • HUTCHENS V. CSX TRANSPORTATION, INC.

VERDICT – $2,000,000

  • KIRKLAND V. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD

VERDICT – $1,924,000

No Recovery, No Fee Guarantee

When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis.  What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything.  We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.

Contact us today if you have been the victim or a personal injury or lost a loved one to a wrongful death after a railroad accident.  Call our office today at 1-877-715-9300 for a free case evaluation.  Remember, it is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim of personal injury or wrongful death can be made to come to fruition.  This is precisely how our top accident lawyers operate for every client, every day.  We work hard to serve justice to those injured, one case at a time.

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For the sixth consecutive year, James Wettermark and Chris Keith have been selected as Alabama Superlawyers by their peers. This is an honor bestowed on only five percent of practicing attorneys in Alabama. Partner, Vincent Swiney was also chosen for the third consecutive year as a “rising star” by Alabama Superlawers. And for the first time, associate John McElheny has been chosen as a “rising star.” The four attorneys selection as Alabama Superlawyers speaks to the quality of work performed by the entire team at Wettermark & Keith.

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