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May 18, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ America’s Train Trial Lawyer Is Asking Questions about the Amtrak Accident ]
Manhattan, KS For the last two decades, Attorney Robert Pottroff of Pottroff Law Office has focused 90 percent of his law practice on representing people injured or killed in railway accidents, and along the way, earned a reputation as an outstanding trial lawyer and an outspoken advocate for railway safety.
May 13, 2015. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Seven Dead and 200 Injured in Amtrak Crash ]
Philadelphia, PA The high speed Amtrak train crash that happened last night in Philadelphia has reportedly claimed the lives of at least seven people and injured over 200. The train was recorded traveling at a speed of greater than 100 miles per hour in a section of track where the speed limit is half that, according to the New York Times.
December 31, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ North Dakota Town Evacuated After Massive Train Derailment ]
Casselton, ND Residents of Casselton, in North Dakota, are heeding the advice of the North Dakota Department of Health and evacuating their homes after a major train crash occurred Monday just outside town.
December 1, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Four Dead in New York Train Derailment ]
New York, NY Four people are dead and others seriously injured following a train accident in New York. According to USA Today (12/1/13), more than 60 people were injured in the train crash, in which a commuter train derailed early Sunday morning. Reports indicate that some of the people who died were ejected from the train, while other commuters were trapped underneath some of the cars.
June 26, 2011. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Six Dead in Amtrak Collision ]
Lovelock, NV Six people have died in a horrific train accident in Nevada. The train crash occurred when a tractor-trailer collided with an Amtrak train on Friday.
December 21, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Train Car Lands on Sidewalk After Train Derailment ]
Roanoke, VA It's a miracle no one was hurt or killed in the December 15 train crash. It was 7:40 pm on a Sunday evening when a 66-car train loaded with new vehicles partially derailed in an area of tracks that bisect the Roanoke tourism and business district. Media reports indicate a fence along Norfolk Avenue was flattened, and one derailed car wound up on a pedestrian sidewalk adjacent to the Taubman Museum of Art.
June 11, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ North Carolina Train Wreck Involves Tractor Trailer ]
Cleveland, NC A tractor trailer was at the center of a recent train accident that took place early Monday morning and left one man in serious condition at a local hospital.
May 30, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ India Train Crash Could Hold Lessons for US Rail Systems ]
Mumbai, INDIA It may have happened a half world away, but the train crash this week in Mumbai that killed more than 100 people and injured scores of others has terrorism experts a bit worried, warning that terrorists make note of methods and take lessons from all such attempts at train derailment regardless of location or success. The train wreck of May 28th proved that this attempt was successful for those taking responsibility.
May 13, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Amtrak Train Collides with Tractor-Trailer ]
Mebane, NC A serious train crash involving an Amtrak train and a tractor-trailer occurred around 8:00 am this morning on the Amtrak tracks in Mebane. While no one was killed, several people sustained minor injuries and were taken to hospital.
March 6, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Officials Blame Detroit Firefighter for Train Crash ]
Detroit, MI City officials are blaming a Detroit firefighter for a train crash Monday morning occurred when a Chicago-bound Amtrak train collided with a fire truck that was parked on the railroad tracks.
- Text Messaging May Have Been Behind 2008 Train Crash By Charles Benson (Feb-7-10)
- Was Darkness, or Distraction the Cause of Disney World Monorail Crash? By Gordon Gibb (Jul-5-09)
- Train Explosion in Italy Kills 12 By Gordon Gibb (Jun-30-09)
- DC Train Crash – Death Toll Climbs to Nine By Lucy Campbell (Jun-23-09)
- DC Death Train Toll Now at Seven By Gordon Gibb (Jun-23-09)
- Mass Casualties in DC Commuter Rail Crash By Lucy Campbell (Jun-22-09)
- Train Lawyer Jerome Ringler By Brenda Craig (Dec-15-08)
- Despite Train Accident Safeguards, Safety Runs Off the Rails By Gordon Gibb (Oct-9-08)
- Could the LA Train Crash Been Caused by a Cell Phone? By Gordon Gibb (Sep-16-08)