Archives for April 2013

Railroad Accident

Sadly, another day brings another death at the hands of the railroad industry. Again, not surprisingly, at another crossing that a railroad failed to protect by lights and gates. Please see our previous postings for additional information on the earlier tragedies at crossings where there were no lights and gates. The Beattie Law Firm hopes that the […]

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Another Tragic Train Accident

In what can only be described as a crisis, yet another Iowan was killed by a train at a crossing that the railroad has willingly left without adequate safety measures. KCCI News this morning is reporting that a 74-year-old lady was struck by a train and killed after being dragged 1700 feet. Iowans need to […]

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Massive Blaze Wakes Texas Town

Sadly, we have woken up to news of another explosion in the States. A massive blaze occurred at a fertilizer plant on Wednesday night in West, Texas, causing half of the town to be evacuated. The latest CNN reports estimated five to 15 people had been killed in the massive blaze, more than 160 wounded, and damaged […]

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Boston Marathon Bombing

On April 15, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. There were three fatalities, including an 8-year-old boy, and more than 150 injuries as a result of the explosion. As the events of yesterday unfold, our hearts and thoughts go out to the families affected by the tragic bombings. In our […]

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Tragic Train Accidents

Tragedy struck again yesterday when another family was torn apart by another preventable train accident. This time in Batavia. Tragically, two young children were killed and their mother and sibling seriously injured. Reports on the accident give reason to believe that work was being performed upon the tracks, and/or near the tracks, and that this […]

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