Our train accident lawyers here at Chain | Cohn | Stiles are some of the best in the business. Passenger and freight trains travel across California every day. Commuters rely on them to get around the state. However, careless drivers often cause derailments and accidents. If you were injured in a train accident, our train accident lawyers may be able to help you get compensation.
What Kinds Of Accidents Qualify For A Railroad Accident Lawsuit?
Railroad crossing accidents and derailments are two of the most common types of crashes cited in train accident lawsuits. People have also been injured while the train is in motion or when it comes to a fast stop. Some people are injured on the tracks while boarding or exiting a train. If the nature of the accident was another person’s negligence or a flaw with the train, you may have a case.
What Is The Railroad Accident Lawsuit Process?
The first step is contacting our firm to discuss your case. We gather the information we need from you, and our team of legal experts researches the accident. Our goal is to build a solid case in your favor that shows the extent of your injuries and any personal damages. Our attorneys handle the communication, negotiations and paperwork. When an agreeable settlement is reached, you get paid. Our train crash lawyers only get paid after you receive your settlement.
Let Us Help Negotiate Your Train Crash Lawsuit
The train company will try to offer you a settlement in some cases. Never accept it. The settlement they offer is minimal and is rarely enough to cover your expenses. You are entitled to compensation for disability, medical expenses, loss of benefits, loss of quality of life and funeral expenses if you are filing on behalf of a deceased loved one.
Why Do I Need A Train Accident Lawyer?
If you sustain permanent injuries after a derailment or railroad crossing accident, then you will most likely need money for living expenses, medical bills and possibly even child care. Our train crash lawyers make sure you get the money you need to live more comfortably. Call Chain | Cohn | Stiles at (661) 616-9829 today for a free consultation with one of our skilled train accident lawyers.