Every year in the United States there are roughly 3,000 train crash accidents, resulting in about 1,000 deaths as well as thousands of injuries. Add to this about 1,500 train derailments, and you have a mode of accidental injury for which a personal injury lawsuit may apply.
Most Common Train Accidents
The leading kinds of train accidents are:
- Two train collisions
- Train derailments
- Collisions with motor vehicle
- Hitting a pedestrian
If you have been injured on a train, then you have the right to make a claim for your damages. Under Texas law, for a personal injury case you can recover the following:
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How The Jackman Law Firm Can Help
As you might imagine, many train companies have insurance policies that cover them. These insurance policies may provide a great deal of money to compensate you for your damages, but it is very rare that the insurance company for the train company will come forward and simply hand you a great deal of money. You normally have to fight to obtain this money from them.
Feel free to call The Jackman Law Firm for a free consultation.