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Train Accident Attorney

Train accident on train track.

Get Compensated for your Injury with The Help of Top-Rated Train Accident Attorneys

When a train is traveling at 80 mph, so are the passengers and objects inside. If that train stops or decelerates, the momentum of its contents continues. That means items stored overhead may fly off of the racks and individuals moving about the compartment can be propelled forward. This makes injuries an almost certainty whenever a train is involved in a collision. 

After a train accident you may be at a loss for what to do next.  That is why, we have provided some helpful answers to the most common questions that our clients have for us after they have been involved in a train accident.

Who Are the Potential Victims of Train Accidents?

When trains crash, anybody in the vicinity of the accident can be a victim. They usually include:

  • Passengers

  • Rail employees

  • Pedestrians

  • Bystanders

  • Occupants of other motor vehicles

​​What Type of Train Accidents Often Occur?

According to the Federal Railroad Administration, grade crossing railroad accidents are the greatest cause of fatalities and injuries in the railroad industry. Train accidents can happen many different ways, but some examples are:

  • Train Derailments

  • Lack of adequate warnings at the railroad crossings

  • Train collisions

  • Unprotected high voltage cables at train stations

  • Mechanical or electrical failures

  • Trip and fall accidents in train cars

  • Slip and fall accidents in train cars

  • Stepping on and off trains.

What type Damages can I recover from a Train Accident?

Injuries caused by a train accident inevitably bring financial expenses and lots of stress. When a train carrier is legally responsible for these injuries, you can seek recovery for:

  • Medical expenses

  • Medications and medical equipment

  • Rehabilitation

  • Physical Therapy

  • Cost of future medical procedures

  • Lost wages

  • Loss of future earning potential

  • Pain and suffering

  • Mental anguish

  • Scarring and disfigurement

  • Funeral expenses

How can a Train Accident Attorney Help?

  • You’re More Likely to Win Your Case: Research shows that you’re more likely to win your case and recover more money when you hire a personal injury lawyer. According to the Insurance Research Council, individuals who hire a injury lawyer recover up to 3.5 times as much as accident victims who handle legal claims on their own.

  • You’ll Level the Playing Field: A train injury case often pits you against an insurance company for a negligent train conductor or company. Insurance companies maximize their profits by denying and undervaluing claims. An experienced train injury attorney can level the playing field and hold insurers accountable for all your losses, not just some of them. 

  • Benefit From Law Firm Resources and Experts: Most train accident cases require the help of experts, such as accident reconstructionist, economic experts, and/or medical experts. Some experts testify about the causes of the accident. Other experts help calculate your damages. A skilled train injury attorney knows and can consult leading experts to help support your claims.

  • You Deserve the Opportunity to Focus on Getting Better: A train injury case is filled with filing tasks, investigative work, and negotiation conversations. However, you need time to rest after your train accident. A lawyer can handle all the legwork required for your claim, while allowing you to focus on getting better.


At The G Law Group, P.A., we represent clients on a contingency fee basis. This means you will not pay any legal fees, unless we secure a financial recovery for you.  The bottom line is that we don’t any concerns about paying upfront for a lawyer to keep you from seeking the legal help that you need. We know how a lawyer can make a major difference for you and your loved ones as you move forward after a train accident.

Our top-rated train injury attorneys are ready to speak with you – just call us at 305-486-7468 or click below to schedule a free consultation. 

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