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Train Accident

In New York, train accidents are a common circumstance of a busy hectic urban lifestyle. The subway system operated by the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) shuttles passengers to and from their destinations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx. Staten Island has it own rapid transit system. Long Island Railroad serves both Nassau and Suffolk County as well as parts of Brooklyn and Queens with its usual destination being Manhattan. Metro North serves Westchester and the Hudson Valley. Amtrack trains connect New Yorkers with their destinations in other states all across America. Train tracks connect New York and when accidents happen, only an experienced and skilled attorney can assist victims to obtain compensation.

Train Accidents are more common than people think. More than half of all railroad accidents happen because of someone’s negligence. Additional reasons for train accidents include derailments, track defects, signal problems, equipment failure. Each year, a very large percentage of those injured in train accidents are railroad employees, who have special rights to direct compensation under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA).

Train accidents are responsible for many personal injuries and death each year. And many of these accidents could have been prevented as many are caused by human error or defective equipment. To help you determine if your injuries could have been prevented, contact an experienced New York personal injury and accident attorney.

If you or a loved one as received a personal injury due to a train accident, there are short and strict time limits on when you may file a written claim. These claims are often times referred to as a Notice of claim. If you do not follow the exact order in the allotted time frame your claim will be dismissed. This is why it is essential to seek a New York personal injury attorney immediately following your personal injury from a train accident.

Train accidents are sometimes caused by the following:

  • Driver Error
  • Collisions with vehicles on the road
  • Pedestrian collisions
  • Slip and Fall
  • Train Failure
  • Collision with another train
  • Vandalism
  • Chemical spills
  • Derailment
  • Track failure

Train accident fatalities usually involve private individuals who sustain severe injuries or die in train wrecks. If you have been injured in a train accident, contact NY Train Accident Lawyers, Frekhtman & Associates at (866) ATTY – LAW.

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