Chicago Trial Attorney: Personal Injury and Business Litigation: Transportation Law – New Report Sheds Light on Train Derailment

Many are familiar with the tragic freight train derailment in June 2009, where water runoff on train tracks in Cherry Valley, Illinois (just outside Rockford) caused a train to derail. Leaking ethanol then caused thirteen of the train’s cars to catch fire, injuring many and killing two. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”) recently released…