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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 Parker Waichman LLP 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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In Newburgh, NY, CSX Train Transporting Hazardous Chemicals Derails

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

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