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Train Accidents


New Jersey Train Accident Lawyers

When a passenger boards a train, they don't expect the trip will change their lives. Yet every year, scores of people sustain life-altering injuries in New Jersey train accidents involving PATH, New Jersey Transit, and Amtrak trains. If you've been injured in a train accident, the New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP understand what you're going through. You're justifiably traumatized, confused, stunned, overwhelmed, and wondering where to turn for help. You may be worried about paying your medical bills, especially if you can't work because of your injury. Fortunately, there is help available. The New Jersey train accident lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP understand the devastating financial and emotional toll these types of personal injuries take on victims and their families. They will fight aggressively to make sure you are fairly compensated by those who caused your suffering.

For over 20 years, the Parker Waichman LLP has represented people injured in any number of train-related accidents, including crashes and derailments, platform accidents and turnstile malfunctions. Our New Jersey train accident attorneys will investigate the cause of your accident, and conduct a thorough review of the train's maintenance history as well as the driver's record. Then our attorneys will fight for every penny of compensation you deserve. Parker Waichman LLP also boasts some of New Jerseyf’s toughest and most experienced litigators, so we'll be ready if we have to take your train accident lawsuit to trial should a fair settlement be impossible.

If you are seeking legal representation for a train accident injury, don't delay calling Parker Waichman LLP. Both New Jersey and federal laws have established short and strict time limits for filing a written claim for compensation. Our phone lines are staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week to help New Jersey train accident victims like you and your family. Our firm offers free, no obligation lawsuit evaluation to all New Jersey train accident victims. Simply fill out our online form, or call 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529) today for your evaluation with one of our experienced New Jersey train accident lawyers today.


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Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelphia Kills 7, Injures More than 200

May 14, 2015
An Amtrak train, going at more than the twice the speed limit as it entered a curve, derailed on Tuesday night, killing seven people and injuring more than 200. Federal authorities say the engineer reportedly jammed on the emergency brakes seconds before the derailment, but the train slowed only slightly from its 106 mile an hour speed, the New York Times reports. Survivors described a chaotic scene: passengers were thrown against walls and windows and luggage and other loose items fell on...

60 Injured - 5 Critical - when Two Metro-North Trains Collide in Connecticut

May 20, 2013
An eastbound train derailed while heading toward New Haven, Conn., at about 6:10 p.m. on Friday, May 17th, forcing it to careen into a westbound train on a nearby track, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).Ultimately 60 people were injured, five of them seriously, according to a New York Times report. The crash of the two Metro-North Railroad trains happened about 50 miles north of Midtown Manhattan, in Fairfield, Conn.One of the five seriously injured passengers was in...

Norfolk Southern Train Derails in Columbus, Ohio

Jul 12, 2012 | Parker Waichman LLP
A freight train derailment in Ohio Wednesday morning led to localized evacuations as three train cars carrying ethanol exploded and sparked massive fire. According to an Associated Press report from Columbus, Ohio, the derailment on tracks owned by Norfolk Southern Corp. did not result in any injuries but three train cars, each carrying 30,000 gallons of ethanol, exploded in the incident. Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board arrived at the scene later in the day Wednesday...

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