Train Accident Lawyer in Sugar Land

Serving Clients Throughout Texas

Sugar Land has a rich history in the railroad industry. From the Sugar Land Railway Company chartered on April 14, 1893, to the state-of-the-art Rail Monitoring System developed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Sugar Land has been a crossing point for railroads for well over a century. Sugar Land continues to modernize and increase safety along its railways, particularly along US 90-A. Current safety efforts include railroad preemption, wayside horns, and the railroad monitoring system. 

Unfortunately, railroad accidents still happen. If you or a loved one is injured in a railroad accident, you deserve a fierce, dedicated attorney who will fight hard to get you the recovery you need. At the Karam Law Office, we are a client-first railroad accident law firm. We always have your best interest at heart and will ensure that you get the best possible outcome in your case.

Don’t settle for less. If you’ve been hurt in a railroad accident, let our experienced attorneys fight for you. Contact The Karam Law Office today! We’re available 24/7.

COMMON TYPES OF RAILROAD ACCIDENTS

Some of the most common types of railroad accidents include:

  • Derailments
  • Collisions
  • Railroad crossing accidents
  • Railroad signal failures
  • Train-pedestrian accidents
  • Car or truck stuck on the track

No matter the circumstances of the railroad accident, you might be entitled to recovery for your injuries. You should always discuss your case with a knowledgeable Sugar Land Train Accident lawyer before accepting a settlement. If you are involved in a train wreck, the damages you can seek will depend on the extent of your injuries and the factors that contributed to the accident.

COMMON CAUSES OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS

Some of the most common causes of railroad accidents and train wrecks include:

  • Conductor error (distracted driving or speeding)
  • Damaged or neglected track
  • Warning signal failure
  • Vehicle stuck on the track
  • Negligence
  • Human error
  • Lack of training
  • Improperly loaded cargo
  • Brake or another mechanical failure
  • Poor visibility

There may be multiple factors that contribute to a railroad accident. Even if you are partially at-fault, you may still be able to collect. This list is far from exhaustive. Train collisions generally result in severe injuries or death to passengers or other drivers. If you were involved in a train accident, you need to act fast to protect your rights and recovery.

FINDING THE RIGHT SUGAR LAND RAILROAD ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

If you are injured in Sugar Land Railroad Accident, you need local representation from a leading attorney. You cannot trust your case to someone inexperienced or unfamiliar with the area. 

Attorney Jacob Karam is a skilled litigator committed to getting the most favorable outcome possible for his clients. Contact the Karam Law Office today for a free case consultation and to discuss how to hold negligent train operators accountable for their wrongdoing. 

RECENT TRAIN ACCIDENT STATISTICS

Texas had the highest number of highway-rail grade crossing collisions in 2023 with 246 collisions, resulting in 16 deaths and 76 injuries.

Accidents and Fatalities: Between 2018 and 2021, Texas had 262 train accidents, making it the state with the second-highest number of train accidents in the U.S. during that period. These accidents resulted in 13 injuries and 1 death​ (Federal Railroad Administration)​​ (World Population Review)​.

Recent Train Incidents:

East Montgomery County, February 2023: A collision between an 18-wheeler and a train led to the derailment of multiple rail cars and one fatality​ (Wisner Baum)​.

Leander and Austin, November 2023: Two fatal incidents involving CapMetro trains occurred over a single weekend, resulting in the deaths of pedestrians​ (Hoodline)​.

Trends and Safety

Despite improvements in rail safety over the years, train accidents still pose significant risks. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) provides detailed data and reports on train accidents, highlighting the need for ongoing safety measures and infrastructure upgrades​.

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Katherin Pena
Katherin Pena
2024-05-25
Recomendado un mil por ciento en su trato en su servicio en la atención al cliente en general si tiene algún problema legal o tuvo un accidente The KARAM law office es el mejor lugar donde lo puede resolver
Micheal Cohn
Micheal Cohn
2024-05-24
Jacob is wonderful person and a great lawyer, always available and ready to help He would explain everything very clearly and keeps you updated.He goes above and beyond your expectations as far as your case is concerned and gets you results exceeding your expectations. I’m glad I chose Jacob Karam law office and would recommend his services for anyone looking for a great injury lawyer.
Priscilla Ponce
Priscilla Ponce
2024-05-23
I can not begin to express how incredibly blessed I was to have Jacob and his team to assist and guide me throughout my entire accident. From the very beginning, Jacob thoroughly listened and guided me through the entire process. Jacob and his team made sure I was receiving all the medical care and constantly updated me on all my therapy sessions. His level of expertise and professionalism is unmatched. He fought hard and made sure I was adequately compensated for my accident. I highly recommend The Karam Law Office.
cameron brown
cameron brown
2024-05-23
Five stars doesn’t even cut it for these guys. These guys worked extremely hard and I’m very grateful for the results that they produced. Jacob would call me every so often with updates on how things were going and he never once failed to actually ask how I was doing and feeling. This firm really cares about their clients as more than just that, they care about them as people too. I cannot recommend Jacob and his team enough.
Ryan Erxleben
Ryan Erxleben
2024-05-03
If you’re looking for a personal injury layer to handle your case, your search ends here! The Karam law office handled my case and got me the maximum amount possible. Jacob Karam is extremely smart, down to earth, and knows how to win a case through and through. I am unbelievably impressed with his knowledge and expertise and his desire and passion to get what you deserve. One of the best decisions I’ve ever made was letting him handle my case, I am an advocate for life!!!!
Brian Berardi
Brian Berardi
2024-04-17
I can't thank The Karam Law Office enough for their prompt and exceptional service. After reaching out at 5 pm, Jacob swiftly arranged an appointment for me with a physical therapist the same day. By 6 pm, I was already on my way to getting the care I needed. Jacob's efficiency and responsiveness were truly remarkable. Within such a short timeframe, he ensured I received immediate attention, including X-rays of my injuries and the start of my recovery journey. This level of dedication and quick action speaks volumes about The Karam Law Office's commitment to their clients' well-being. I felt prioritized and supported every step of the way, thanks to Jacob's proactive approach. Jacob and his team exemplifies hard work and diligence in every aspect of their practice. Their meticulous attention to detail and tireless dedication to my case ensured that no stone was left unturned in seeking justice for me. Beyond their professional expertise, Jacob and his team showed a level of care and compassion that truly set them apart. They took the time to understand my situation, listened attentively to my concerns, and provided unwavering support throughout the entire process. Their commitment to my well-being was evident every step of the way, and I felt confident knowing I had such a dedicated advocate by my side. Thanks to The Karam Law Office, I received the compensation I deserved, but more importantly, I found peace of mind knowing that my case was in the hands of someone who genuinely cared about my best interests. I wholeheartedly recommend The Karam Law Office to anyone in need of a personal injury attorney. They are not just legal professionals; they are compassionate allies who will fight tirelessly on your behalf.
Elvia Vega Lucero
Elvia Vega Lucero
2024-04-03
Best customer experience from such a great attorney Highly recommended
Nicole
Nicole
2024-03-27
Jacob and his team were so amazing throughout the whole process. At the beginning, I was so nervous and Jacob really talked me through it and made me believe everything was going to be OK, Which it really was. Jacob his team, and all the doctors I went to truly cared about my well-being and got me the treatment I needed. I appreciate him so much and would highly recommend him to anyone who needs it.

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