Know your rights and options
Railway accidents can cause devastating injuries and fatalities. If you or a loved one were hit by a train or were a train passenger involved in an accident, you may have suffered irreparable financial difficulties and the inability to work. We can help.
Harrison Pensa’s train accident lawyers will work hard to recover benefits and fair compensation for you and your family. We prioritize supporting you throughout the legal process while helping ensure you receive proper medical care. We also have experience handling wrongful death claims for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal railroad accident. Our experienced personal injury lawyers can educate you on your rights and options.
Helping people who’ve been affected by railroad accidents:
- Derailments and mechanical failure
- Collisions with other trains
- Accidents caused by debris on the railway
- Unprotected railroad crossings
- Defective tracks
- Excessive speed
- Stalled cars on the tracks
- Civil engineering failure (bridge & tunnel collapses)
Frequently Asked Questions
You have the right to file a personal injury claim if you were involved in a railway accident.
If you were injured in a railway accident and lost income because of your injuries, you may be eligible for compensation. You may also be eligible for compensation for your medical bills, as well as both physical and psychological suffering.
Like other motor vehicle claims, those who wish to file a personal injury lawsuit because of a train accident may have up to two years after the date of the accident to file their claim.