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Train Accidents


New York Train Accident Lawyers

Welcome to Parker Waichman LLP, You've Come to the Right Place!

Train accidents are an all too common occurrence in New York. In just an instant, negligence on the part of a driver or transit authority can change your life forever. If you or a loved one has been involved in a train accident, you likely sustained serious, life-altering injuries. Perhaps you've lost a loved one to a train accident. Along with your pain and suffering, you're dealing with medical bills, lost wages, and possibly funeral expenses. You're justifiably traumatized, confused, stunned, overwhelmed, and wondering where to turn for help. But please know, you are not alone. The New York train accident lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP understand the devastating financial and emotional toll a train accident takes on victims and their families. They will fight aggressively to make sure you are fairly compensated by those who caused your injuries.

Having an Experienced Train Accident Attorney makes a Huge Difference,
not only in Higher Settlements, but in Protecting Your Rights.

The New York train accident lawyers at Parker Waichman have represented people injured in any number of train-related accidents, including crashes and derailments, platform accidents and turnstile malfunctions. With multiple New York authorities involved, including the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Long Island Rail Road or Metro North Railway, establishing liability for a train accident can be complex. Our New York 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. Once our investigation determines liability, we'll seek compensation from each responsible party. Parker Waichman LLP also boasts some of New York’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.

Why Parker Waichman LLP?

  • Top reported Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements in New York State.
  • We Maximize your Recovery to Minimize your Worries.
  • Experienced Train Accident Trial Attorneys Working for You.
  • Free Case Review.
  • We Only Get Paid When You Win.
  • Highest Martindale-Hubbell Rating.
  • Peer-Rated Super Lawyers.

If you or a loved one has received a personal injury due to a train accident, New York and federal laws have established short and strict time limits on when you may file a written claim for compensation. If you don’t file a Notice of Claim within the appropriate time, your case will be dismissed regardless of who is at fault. To ensure your legal rights are protected, you need to contact our New York train accident lawyers today. Our phone lines are staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week to help New York train accident victims like you and your family.

If you've been injured in a New York train accident, please contact us as soon as possible for a free, no obligation lawsuit evaluation. 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 York 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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