Railroad Accidents

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Railroad Accident Attorneys in Memphis, Tennessee

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Justice for You and Your Family

Whenever a train accident occurs at a railroad crossing, the railroad company involved will almost always try to blame the car driver for the accident, without regard for the truth of what actually happened.

“You ignored the warning signals, you tried to beat the train across the tracks,” that’s what they’ll say. That’s not right. For a law firm that won’t be intimidated or allow the railroad company to get away with minimizing their responsibility at your expense — call or contact Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC today.

The Common Carrier Law

Any public transportation injury is slightly different than typical personal injury cases – public transportation law is still based on negligence, but there is an added layer, called the “common carrier” law, which means that people or businesses who provide public transportation owe their passengers a higher degree of care than the average person.

Even though the common carrier (the train company in this case) may owe a higher degree of care, the injured person must still prove that the train company acted negligently. This is where GKBM comes in. It’s hard to try to take on an entire company by yourself. It creates an added layer of stress and it’s a burden that we want to help take off your back.

Let us do what we do best – fight on your behalf to get you fair and just compensation for you injuries.

We Do What It Takes to Protect Your Rights

If you or members of your family have been injured in a train accident in the Memphis Tri-State Area, you can trust the attorneys at Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC to fight for what is right and what is just. For nearly forty years, our firm has been here to help people who’ve stood in the same shoes you’re in now. This is our only focus. We can start doing what it takes to protect your rights today.

The Experience and Resources Needed to Prove Your Case

Having spent an awful lot of lobbying money in Washington, D.C., train companies have successfully avoided having to improve the safety of many railroad crossings. What that does in many cases is prevent victims from claiming that the lights or warning signs at the crossing were inadequate. What it doesn’t do is rule out the possibility of other kinds of negligence.

Were the crossing lights or gate functioning properly? Did the engineer have the train lights on? Did they signal as they approached the crossing? Was the railroad company negligent in keeping sight lines at the crossing clear of vegetation that might obstruct a driver’s view? Did poor maintenance cause the train to derail?

Our lawyers have the experience to know what questions to ask and we have the financial and expert resources needed to build strong cases.

One Call, That’s All … Dial 901-526-2126 Today

Whether you come to see us in Memphis, Tennessee, or we travel to meet with you in your home or at the hospital —the consultation is free, no strings attached. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. You can also contact us online at any time.

We handle train accident, serious injury and wrongful death lawsuits on a contingency basis; we do not charge any legal fees unless we obtain a settlement or verdict on your behalf.