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Holding Liable Train Operators Responsible After Accidents

Last updated on July 27, 2020

Accident victims have very little protection when they are traveling by train since there are no safety devices, such as seat belts, to prevent them from being thrown from their seat and, potentially, out of the train car altogether. Passengers who suffer injuries are often hospitalized and treated for serious injuries, including head trauma, back injuries and broken bones.

Common causes for train accidents include:

  • Failed train signals
  • Derailings
  • The missing of vital signals in the train’s path
  • Mechanical Issues
  • Collisions with other trains
  • Operator under the influence (drinking/drugs)
  • Operator distracted as a result of cellphone use

Freight and passenger train companies have a responsibility to ensure that their operators are well-trained and know the signals they must be aware of on the rails.

If you are ever injured or debilitated due to a train accident, you are entitled to the assistance of a lawyer who is dedicated to resolving your legal matter and getting you the compensation that you deserve for your pain and suffering. Our legal team at Morris Margulies is here to help you find closure and justice.

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If you or a loved one were involved in an accident involving a Washington, D.C., or Maryland train, contact Morris Margulies at 301-816-1600 immediately. We offer free, no-obligation consultations because we want you to get the sound legal counsel you need to protect your interests.