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The railroad system of the United States consists of over 600 railroads, with more than 250,000 employees, 230,000 miles of railroad track, 89,000 track miles of signal and control systems, 1.2 million freight cars, and 20,000 locomotives.
This means of interstate transportation and cargo hauling is regulated by federal law, not state law, through the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Subtitle B, and Chapter II. It is important that a knowledgeable attorney represent you if you have been injured, or if a loved one has been injured or killed in a railroad or transportation accident.
Silva & Silva is a firm of competent and experienced attorneys that will guide you through the legal maze, ensuring that your compensation is adequate and in line with what juries award in similar cases.