Train accident injuries are often serious.
While Philadelphia and Bristol area train accidents are not common, they can be extremely catastrophic due to the weight, mass and force of the train during a derailment or crossing area collision.
These train accident cases can be extremely complicated because responsibility is often denied by railroad companies, particularly at railroad crossings. If you or a loved one has been affected by a train crash, you will need an experienced personal injury layer in both car and public transportation injuries. A skilled personal injury lawyer will be able to handle the technical issues any case.
Could other parties be liable for Bristol and Philadelphia accidents?
Your lawyer can explore the circumstances of the accident to determine whether another party, aside from one responsible for the train's operation, might be liable. This could include issues with the track quality, or the train manufacturer or a part manufacturer if a mechanical defect caused the accident.
Of course, you also may recover compensation from your no-fault medical benefits coverage. If seriously injured or if you have full tort coverage on your insurance policy, you may then pursue a third-party tort liability claim against a responsible party.
I’ve been injured in a train accident. What can I do?
If you have been in a train accident, a lawyer in Bristol at Cordisco & Saile LLC can help. Call us at 215-642-2335 to set up a consultation to discuss your case with a train accident attorney.