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Chemical Spills, Fuel Spills and Fires

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In 2012, the Federal Railway Administration recorded 1,283 train derailments and 154 train collisions nationwide. In 25 of those incidences, a hazardous material was released requiring a total of 2,116 people to be evacuated. Sometimes these accidents only cause property damage. Other times, these types of train accidents are deadly.

In 2012, there were 19 derailments in Tennessee. One of those derailments resulted in the release of hazardous material. For 2013, there have already been 20 derailments, and fortunately none of those has resulted in the release of hazardous material. But even if hazardous material is not released, these types of train accidents can often involve fuel spills and fires and cause millions of dollars of property damage and result in incalculable losses in the form of catastrophic injuries and deaths.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a train derailment-chemical spill type of accident, one of our experienced lawyers can help you recover the compensatory damages and, if appropriate, the punitive damages you deserve. We know you have a choice in lawyers so we urge you to review our awards, results and client testimonials and then give us a call anytime at 615-742-4880 or toll-free at 866.812.8787 for a free consultation. Or you can fill out this form and we will call you. We handle all train accident cases on a contingency basis so we only get paid if we recover money for you.

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