If you or a loved one has sustained serious and permanent injuries as a result of a train accident, it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney to evaluate your case. An experienced train accident attorney will be able to determine whether you are eligible to file a personal injury claim.
CAUSES OF TRAIN ACCIDENTS
- Trains colliding with motor vehicles
- Trains colliding with other trains
- Mechanical Failures
- Excessive Speed
- Failure to sound a warning
- Trolley Crashes
- Improperly Parked Train Cars
- Negligent Railway Maintenance
- Negligent Security at Train Stations
- Negligent Railroad Crossing Design
- Conductor Negligence
- Engineer Negligence
Train accidents can be complicated. Immediate investigation and preservation of evidence is critical. It is important to hire an attorney who will make sure to:
- Preserve Evidence
- Interview Witnesses
- Identify Liable Parties
- Resolve Jurisdictional Issues
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN A TRAIN ACCIDENT
It is important to file an accident report. It is also essential to get prompt medical attention. Once you have filed an accident report and received medical attention, contact an experienced train accident attorney who will begin the claims process.
We would be privileged to have the opportunity to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with you in person or by telephone. You may directly contact the Randy C. Botwinick for a free and immediate consultation.