Illinois Railroad Grade Crossing Accident Lawyers

Representation for Train Accident Victims

Illinois has the second largest mileage of railroad trackage in the nation, and thousands of railroad crossings. Despite computerization and electronic communications technology, train accidents continue to happen. Because of the potential liability, railroads and their insurance companies fiercely contest such cases. Plaintiffs need attorneys with experience, financial resources and extraordinary trial advocacy skills.

The attorneys at Cavanagh Law Group have prevailed in a number of train accident cases, against all major railroads in the U.S., including the Illinois Central, Amtrak, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Union Pacific, Canadian National and CSX.

We have access to the investigative and financial resources needed in complex and hard-fought cases, and we always litigate to win. Our firm will provide aggressive advocacy at all stages of the legal process.

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Illinois Railroad Grade Crossing Accident Attorneys

Tim Cavanagh's record includes Velarde v. Illinois Central Railroad Co., et al., the largest railroad crossing accident verdict in Illinois. In this train accident, a man and his wife suffered traumatic brain injuries at a railroad crossing with inoperable gates and warning lights. The verdict totaled $55,715,406.65.

When you retain Cavanagh Law Group, we will act decisively to pursue results for you. We will initiate legal action, acting quickly to preserve vital evidence. Tim Cavanagh will direct a comprehensive investigation to establish liability and to uncover other useful information.

Our attorneys will calculate the full measure of your losses, including medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering, to be included in your claim. Cavanagh Law Group will prepare your case for trial, aggressively representing you at all stages of the legal process.

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Cavanagh Law Group

Cavanagh Law Group
161 N Clark Street
Suite 2070
Chicago, IL 60601

Local: 312-425-1900
Toll Free: 877-215-0517
Fax: 312-425-1904
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