Q: I had a train derail in my backyard April 6th and I was just wondering what needs to be done to comtactthe train company
Property damage , fence, house structure, family is scared, stressed, dogs are on edge every time a horn blows
A: You should contact either the local police or the federal Transportation Safety Administration for information as to how to contact the train company.
A: You should contact a lawyer in your area and file a claim against the railroad for damage to your property, loss use of the house if you need to move out during repair. You may also have a claim for mental anguish,m if the law of Virginia allows that.
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