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Pottroff & Karlin, LLC

320 Sunset Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502-3757
Telephone: 785-539-4656
Fax: 785-539-1750

Railroad News
July 18, 2019

Georgia Grandfather Killed, Grandson Seriously Injured at Dangerous, Unguarded Norfolk Southern Crossing

July 17, 2019

Martinez California Pedestrian Killed by BNSF Train at Site of Multiple Pedestrian Tragedies


Bob Pottroff has fought for the victims of the railroads’ callous disregard for safety more than any other attorney that I know. I should know because I am currently Chair-elect of the Railroad Section of ATLA.

Robert SchuetzeBoulder, Colorado

Mr. Pottroff has shaken the rail industry to its very roots. Settlements are now more common as a result of the way he has exposed the industry’s wrongdoing.

Mike EasleyArkansas

Bob Pottroff’s work in railroad safety law is unmatched and he has been the source of great advice and phenomenal creativity.

Roger BrownJefferson City, Missouri

In addition to his substantive contributions to railroad grade crossing safety, I have personally observed his untiring efforts and contributions to improving the integrity of the legal system.

Elizabeth HardyLake Charles, Louisiana