Amtrak Train Derailment

Amtrak Train Derails - Between Olympia and Seattle, Washington

On December 18, 2017, on its inaugural trip through a $181 million rebuilt corridor designed to make the trip safer and more reliable, an Amtrak train derailed between Olympia and Seattle Washington, injuring at least one hundred people and killing at least three.

According to reports, shortly before the derailment, the train was going in excess of 80 miles per hour in a 30 mile an hour speed limit zone.

Experience, Ethics, and Personal Service Matter - Johnson Flora Sprangers PLLC

If you, a family member, or a friend was injured in the derailment, the attorneys at Johnson Flora Sprangers PLLC, Mark Johnson and Michael Sprangers, can help.

Mark and Michael have proven results representing individuals who have been seriously injured. The hallmark of our law practice is personal service so, unlike many other law firms, if we take your case you will be working directly with us. Although individual case results vary, our firm has obtained multiple verdicts and settlements exceeding a million dollars.

Mark is a past president of the Washington State Bar Association and an elected Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellowship in the American College is granted only to experienced trial lawyers who meet the highest standards of trial advocacy and ethics. Unlike many other organizations, a lawyer may not apply to join ACTL. Fellowship is granted only by invitation and after careful investigation. Membership in the American College can never exceed more than 1% of the total lawyer population of any state. Currently, there are only approximately 150 ACTL Fellows in Washington, out of approximately 35,000 licensed attorneys.

Our team has begun to gather information about the derailment. Securing competent representation from ethical and experienced lawyers will ensure that your rights are protected and that crucial evidence is gathered.

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