Train Accident Lawyer in Reseda, CA

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Reseda Train Accident Attorney

What Are Common Injuries from Reseda Train Accidents?

Reseda train accidents can result in serious injuries such as fractures (broken bones) requiring surgical repair, traumatic head injuries, various back & neck injuries, and sometimes wrongful death. A Reseda train accident lawyer will work to help you make a monetary recovery for your injuries and losses. This might include pain and suffering, medical costs, loss of income, disfigurement, loss of normal life, as well as any other losses.

Tipos de accidentes de tren que causan lesiones

Los accidentes de tren se producen principalmente de dos formas:

  1. Accidentes entre trenes
  2. Collisions between trains and vehicles on the road

Accidents between trains typically receive a lot of publicity. This is because there is always the risk of a large number of injuries or fatalities. Passenger trains in California routinely transport hundreds of passengers at a time. Therefore, a collision between two of these trains can put many people at risk, not to mention those that are not on the train but in the vicinity of a collision.

In crashes between trains, it can be hard to identify who is at fault or whether several mistakes led to the accident. For instance:

  • Un conductor que no se detiene ante una señal.
  • Un controlador que dirige dos trenes en las mismas vías al mismo tiempo.
  • Problemas de conmutación que impiden que los trenes tomen vías separadas, lo que hace que dos trenes compartan una vía al mismo tiempo.
  • Singular train accidents, sometimes due to a defect in the train line itself. For example, using low quality materials during construction, like substandard steel. When poor products are used, a train is at a greater risk for derailment, which places every passenger in harm's way.

Accidentes de tren en California con vehículos implicados

Los trenes en California también pueden estar involucrados en colisiones con automóviles.

These usually take place at crossings where trains and cars both use the same part of a road. These crossings are regulated by signals and many have gates that lower to stop vehicles from inadvertently driving into the path of a train. But not all of the crossings are well controlled, and those that are sometimes have malfunctions.

When this happens, it is possible for a vehicle to cross railroad tracks at the same time an approaching train will use the tracks, causing a crash between the train and vehicle. These collisions are very serious and generally lead to injuries or fatality to the passengers of the vehicle. The passengers on a train can be hurt as well, particularly if the train brakes hard to avoid the collision or derails after impact.

With dozens of players involved and hundreds of ways a train accident can occur, it is not unusual that these cases can be difficult.

In addition, train employees have unique protections under the law. The Federal Employees Liability Act, commonly known as FELA, can provide an avenue for an injured worker to recover for any kind of railway-related damages. These employees might have a claim under the law as well as a claim against an at-fault individual so that multiple claims might actually exist.

Consult an Experienced Reseda Train Crash Lawyer

Train accidents often are severe and result in serious injury or death to dozens or even hundreds of passengers at a time. Furthermore, those in cars that are struck by trains are at a high risk for physical injuries and harm after an impact. Regardless of whether you were a passenger in a train or in a car, if you have been involved in an accident with a train, you may be entitled to a monetary recovery for your injuries.

A personal injury lawyer can help you understand whether you have a claim and what damages you may be able to recuperate, including payment for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and also any other costs you were forced to incur. With the facts of each accident and each injury differing from one another, it is a good idea to speak to an attorney to get advice specific to your claim.

Drake Law Firm has represented several clients in which their injuries were a result of a train accident. Our Reseda train accident attorneys are here to assist you. Our law firm has been successful in settling several train accident claims; we are always here to fight for your legal rights and be sure that the responsible person's insurance provider pays you good compensation for your injuries.

Our firm concentrates on the legal rights of injured victims and those victims are the only people we represent. We only handle personal injury claims and we focus all of our time on fighting for the rights of those who are injured by another. When you consult with the attorneys at Drake Law Firm, you will have a devoted legal team that will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.

At Drake Law Firm, we've assisted numerous personal injury clients to get the compensation they require to recover. We won't let you accept unfair treatment from other law firms and we will defend you from beginning to end. If you need help with a Train Accident in Reseda, California, give us a call at (844) 513-7253 for a FREE consultation or visit our website at DrakeLawGroup.com to get started on your case today! 

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