Injuries caused by train-float collision bring about a lawsuit
There were two couples on a parade float that was recently struck by a train, and they are suing, according to the court documents. Being sued are the Union Pacific Railroad and the man who was driving the float during the parade. The parade was for injured veterans in Midland, Texas. The collision occurred on November 15. Four people were killed in the collision and 16 other people were injured. Holly Springs couple Officer Shane Ladner and his wife Meg were among those injured in the accident. Immediately after the collision, in the hospital, doctors were left with no choice but to amputate Meg Ladner’s left leg. She also had pins placed in her right leg. Among other minor injuries, she also suffered a crushed pelvis due to the accident. Army veteran Shane Ladner, luckily, only suffered a minor back injury, but has managed to mask his pain as he remains at his wife’s side by her hospital bed. There were two pancake breakfast fundraisers for the Ladners and other victims of this terrible incident. The fundraisers were held on the first and second Saturdays of December, to help raise money for hospital bills and other expenses that have arisen due to the injuries cause by the collision. Each of the pancake breakfasts were held at the Longhorn Steakhouse in Kennesaw for three hours each Saturday night. If you or someone that you know has been injured in an unfortunate accident, such as this train-float collision, contacts a personal injury attorney today. Having the right attorney can make a huge difference in getting the outcome of the case that you deserve. The Bettersworth Law Firm attorneys in New Braunfels, Texas can help you with your personal injury case today.