Union Pacific Train Accident In Midland TX Prompts McDonaldWorley.com Safety
A Series of Recent Railroad Crossing Related Accidents in the Midland, Texas
Prompts Injury Law Firm McDonaldWorley.com to Call to Fix the Dangerous
Situation. Repeated Injuries in the Area Are Prompting the Legal Team to
Declare the Need for Immediate Action to be Taken to Protect the Public.
MIDLAND, Texas, Dec. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Recent and
recurring Union Pacific train accidents in Midland, Texas region has prompted
attorneys McDonaldWorley.com to call for crossing changes to improve public
safety. The firm has made a public statement calling for changes to be made in
order to prevent further injury to motorists using railroad crossings in the
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"We currently represent 3 separate clients injured in Union Pacific crossing
accidents. More needs to be more done about these dangerous crossings," said
Donald Worley, lead attorney with the firm.
According to the site, numerous crossing accidents have occurred Midland,
resulting in a recurring and present danger to motorists. The latest tragedy
occurring November 15, 2012 involved a parade float carrying 26 passengers (12
of whom were veterans who had been wounded in the line of duty). The latest
Midland train crash killed 4 and injured an additional 16 passengers.
In addition, McDonaldWorley.com currently represents the following clients
injured in similar crossing crashes:
*Saul Armendariz received a brain injury when struck by a Union Pacific
train outside of Midland on May 16, 2009.
*Apolinar Valencia was hit by a Union Pacific train outside of Midland on
April 4, 2012.
*Roberto Herrera was hit by a Union Pacific train outside of Midland on
June 22, 2012.
Recent Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis Texas
accident stats reveal as many as 210 train accidents occurred in Texas as of
September 30, 2012, nearly one accident every single day. Furthermore, the
data reveals 17 of these accidents have resulted in injuries and 10 have
resulted in fatalities.
"One preventable fatality is too many from my standpoint. The Midland populace
needs to be made aware of the dangerous state of their crossings, something
must be done to improve the situation," added Mr. Worley.
Specifics are unclear as to what can improve the safety of the crossings at
this time. According to the firm, a general examination of safety practices is
called for in order to prevent further loss of life and injury.
Based in Houston, TX, the firm accepts clients nationwide who have suffered
train accident related injuries or were hurt in a railroad accident and was
recently named among the top trial lawyers in the nation by Newsweek Magazine.
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