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Should I Contact An Attorney If I Was Injured In A Train Accident in California?

by | May 14, 2015 | Accidents

All train passengers in California have the right to a reasonable expectation of safety during their travels. The majority of train journeys are completed without incident, and the passengers arrive at their destination safely as planned. However, when a train accident or collision causes injury to a passenger, bystander or railroad worker, the results can be devastating. Costs can surmount exponentially in a very short period. Lost wages, medical bills, displacement, physical injury and emotional distress are just the beginning of the many challenges faced by train accident victims. The consequences of a train accident often extend far beyond the visible injuries.

California train accidents should never be handled without an experienced Orange county personal injury lawyer. Accidents involving trains can have many contributing factors including but not limited to inclement weather, lack of train or track maintenance, defective signals and equipment, obstructions and operator negligence. There are approximately 3,000 accidents involving railroads reported annually. The aftermath of these accidents is often catastrophic, with multiple injuries and victims. Railroad companies need to be held accountable for the safety of their passengers and the public.

Arranging a consultation with a train accident attorney is without risk or obligation, and should be done as quickly as possible. A consultation will enable you to understand better the merits of your case and any possible solutions or remedies that may be available to you. Our attorneys will take the time to listen to you, analyze your case and offer you advice and feedback on your case. Often, a simple phone call to an experienced personal injury attorney can mean the difference between protecting your rights and sustaining further injury.

An experienced personal injury attorney in California can assist you in receiving the help and support that you will need following a train accident. Train accident liability is a highly complex area of litigation and often requires pursuing multiple responsible parties. Railroad litigation is a very particular niche that should be handled by an experienced attorney who specializes in train accidents. It is important to have an attorney that not only specializes in personal injury, but is also familiar with California-specific laws. We can help you navigate California’s legal system to protect your rights and get you the compensation that you deserve. Call us today and find out how we can help. Railroad companies have attorneys working hard on their side and so should you.

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