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At least half of all railroad tank cars on tracks today were built before 1989 when new regulations required them to be reinforced with steel. About 30,000 of these tankers have not been rebuilt at all, and no government agency forces companies that own these tank cars to spend money to bring them up to safety standards. This results in another great railroad danger, as many of these tankers carry dangerous chemicals. Just this past January, nine people died and an entire geographic region had to be evacuated from homes, businesses, and schools in South Carolina when a train collision caused a tanker to leak chlorine gas.
Train wrecks are clearly not an entertaining matter. Because of structure of tracks and signals, train collisions are nearly always due to negligence, either human error or faulty equipment. As such, any injuries incurred on a railroad are entitled to compensation and should be discussed with a lawyer right away. GA
If you have more questions, contact a railroad accident lawyer or read about railroad collisions at http://www.hugesettlements.com