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NEWS AND VIDEOS - Train Accidents

What Can Lead to a Train Accident?

Many different factors can lead to train accidents, and sometimes there is more than one cause. Injuries can be catastrophic or fatal in these crashes because of the weight and speed of trains.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) reports that there are six primary categories of things that can lead to train accidents, which include:

Problems […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Who Do I Sue in a Train Accident?

If you have suffered injuries in a train accident in Florida, you can usually sue anyone whose carelessness caused or contributed to the train accident and your injuries. Your losses can include things like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Parties Who Can Be Liable in a Train Accident
The potentially liable parties […]

By |April 24th, 2019|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Can You Get PTSD from a Train Accident?

Yes, you can get PTSD from a train accident if you sustained significant injuries or you saw someone else suffer severe or fatal injuries.
What PTSD Looks Like After a Train Wreck
The physical symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can include things like:

Chronic pain
Weight loss or gain
Sleep disturbances like insomnia, nightmares, and excess […]

By |March 8th, 2019|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Florida Train Accident Laws

Many of the laws that pertain to the train industry are federal regulations, not Florida state law. Some Florida statutes can come into play, however, when there is an accident that involves a train.
Your Florida Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP) and Train Accidents
Your Florida Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP)  might cover some of your losses […]

By |February 11th, 2019|Train Accidents|0 Comments

What to Do After a Train Accident

There are three things you should do after a train accident. These steps can safeguard your health and well-being and protect your right to compensation for your injuries.
Get Medical Care
The first step you should take is to get medical help right away. You stand the best chance of healing well if your known injuries receive […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Filing a Lawsuit If Injured on Sun Trolley in Fort Lauderdale

If you suffered injuries from the Sun Trolley in Fort Lauderdale, you might be wondering where to turn for help. These cases are not like ordinary car accident cases, in which you exchange auto insurance information with the other driver and then make a claim.
Can You Sue the Fort Lauderdale Sun Trolley?
Yes, but it is […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Train Accidents|0 Comments

I was injured on the Miami Metrorail. Can I sue?

Yes, you may be able to sue if you were injured by the Miami Metrorail, as long as you can show that the Miami Metrorail was negligent, and that negligence caused or contributed to your injuries.
Who do I sue if I was injured by the Miami Metrorail?
Transportation and Public Works for Miami-Dade owns and operates […]

By |May 30th, 2017|Train Accidents|0 Comments

Can I sue if I was injured on the Tri-Rail?

Yes, you may be able to sue if you were injured on the Tri-Rail. However, there are quite a few things you must know before you file your claim.
The South Florida Regional Transportation Authority owns the Tri-Rail.
One of the biggest hurdles you will face is the fact that Tri-Rail is owned and operated by the […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Train Accidents|0 Comments