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Philadelphia Train Accident Lawyers

Roughly 3,000 train accidents occur in the United States each year, causing about 1,000 deaths and many more injuries.  Passenger trains, commuter trains, subways, commercial trains, freight trains, and cargo trains all have the potential to cause serious injury and/or death in the event of an accident.  Train accidents can happen in a variety of ways, and victims may include passengers, crew members, pedestrians or people in other vehicles.

Determining liability in a train accident can be a complicated process.  All factors contributing to the train accident must be scrutinized, including the design, maintenance and operation of the railroad tracks and the train.  The train conductor’s and crewmembers’ actions and behavior leading up to the accident must also be investigated.

Common types of train accidents include:

  • Derailments
  • Railroad crossing accidents
  • Train collisions
  • Defective or poorly designed trains
  • Pedestrian accidents

Philadelphia Train Accident Lawyers at Galfand Berger Successfully Obtain Personal Injury Compensation for Injured Train Accident Victims

If you or a loved one has been injured, we are happy to answer your questions and have one of our Philadelphia personal injury lawyers review your case for free. Please call us at 1-800-222-USWA (8792) or complete our short contact form and a member of our firm will contact you.

With offices in Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Lancaster and Reading, we serve clients throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. And, remember, there is no fee unless we recover for you.