Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC Announces Investigation into Freight Train Derailment Explosion in Kentucky

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Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC Announces Investigation into Freight Train Derailment Explosion in Kentucky

The law firm of Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims in connection with the forced evacuation following the derailment of a freight train loaded with butadiene gas near West Point, Kentucky.

The investigation is primarily focused on individual and business evacuations due to potentially toxic fumes resulting from the derailment of thirteen train cars of a Paducah & Louisville Railway train and subsequent massive blaze of freight train cars, nine of which were filled with highly-flammable butadiene gas and possibly other materials and chemicals, and as reported in a October 31, 2012 news article posted on According to the article, approximately 1,000 residents of West Point and 140 residences in southwest Louisville were ordered to evacuate. Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC has successfully represented hundreds of individuals and businesses in class actions involving forced evacuations due to toxic fumes resulting from issues with train cars (In re Styrene Railway Car Litigation, Hamilton County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas Case No. A0507105).

Individuals who were affected by the evacuation and interested in discussing their rights, or who have information relating to this investigation, are encouraged to contact Jeffrey P. Harris, Esq. (513) 345-8181 or by email at jharris(at)statmanharris(dot)com without any obligation or cost.

Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC, which has significant experience in consumer and securities fraud class actions and derivative litigation, has offices in Chicago, Illinois; Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Cincinnati, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio; and Sarasota, Florida. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Jeffrey P. Harris, Esq.
Statman, Harris & Eyrich, LLC
441 Vine Street, Suite 3700
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 345-8181

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