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Why You Need An Experienced Train Accident Lawyer
IF YOU HAVE BEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED, OR A LOVED ONE HAS SUFFERED A WRONGFUL DEATH, IN A TRAIN ACCIDENT, A LAWYER AT HOEY & FARINA CAN HELP!
The average weight of an automobile is about 4,000 pounds. The average weight of a train is over 8,000 tons.
A car has the ability to swerve and avoid an accident and can stop in a matter of feet. A train can only follow the tracks it’s on and, if doing about 50 miles an hour, needs approximately a mile to stop.
These differences make for obvious dangers and why railroads, like Metra, Amtrak and CSX, are required to exercise an ordinary duty of care to prevent bad tracks, broken crossing gates, defective lights, etc. A railroad’s failure to prevent these things can result in serious train accidents.
Whether you are the driver of a vehicle struck by a train due to a failed crossing gate or a passenger in a commuter train accident, the resulting injuries can have lifelong consequences for you and your family. You need an experienced train accident attorney to help you recover medically and financially.
Hoey & Farina’s experienced train accident lawyers, investigators, paralegals and legal assistants will provide you with compassionate service while working dilligently to protect your rights and to obtain for you the results you need and deserve! (Read what our clients have to say!)
Hoey & Farina represents people, just like you, who have suffered serious injuries such as:
- Brain Damage / Closed Head Injury
- CRPS - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Crush Injury
- Multiple Broken Bone
- Permanent Disability
- PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- RSD - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Wrongful Death
If you have suffered a serious injury, or the wrongful death of a family member, call Hoey & Farina today at 1-888-425-1212, or complete this form, for your FREE CONSULTATION. The Chicago train accident lawyers / wrongful death attorneys of Hoey & Farina represent clients throughout the United States.
If you are an injured railroad worker, please visit our web pages devoted specifically to injured railroad employees and to your rights under the FELA (Federal Employers' Liability Act) and FRSA ("Whistleblower Protection").