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New York Train Accident Injury Attorney

By Michael LoGiudice
Founding Attorney

The people of New York and visitors to the State rely on trains to meet much of their transportation needs. It is one of the most frequently used train systems in the country. Train operators, engineers, and companies associated with train operation, have a duty to take every reasonable measure to ensure the safety of train passengers. Unfortunately, train accidents do happen and people sustain severe injuries as a result.

If you have been injured in a train accident, you need legal counsel with specialized knowledge of the laws involved. The MTA and other agencies will launch an internal investigation into the train accident and potential causes. You need your own representation that will start an independent investigation to make sure your own rights are protected. Attorney Michael LoGiudice has the skills and the knowledge needed to successfully represent you for injuries you have sustained as a result of a New York train accident.

Who Will Compensate You for Your Train Accident Injuries?

Train accidents often lead to devastating injuries. Common train accident injuries include:

    Bone breaks and fractures
    Lost limbs
    Neck and back injuries
    Traumatic Brain Injuries and head injuries

These types of injuries may require extensive and continual medical care that can be very expensive. The at-fault party or his/her insurance company will be responsible for paying expenses you have incurred or will incur as a result of your train accident injuries, such as:

    Medical bills
    Cost of future medical treatment
    Lost wages
    Loss of future earning ability
    Loss of enjoyment of life
    Pain and suffering

Whether it be Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Long Island Railroad, or subway accident, the key to recovering full and fair compensation for your injury will depend on identifying the parties responsible for the accident. This will depend on the cause of the train accident. Frequently, train accidents are caused by:

    Defective manufacturing
    Reckless driving by the train conductor
    Negligent maintenance of the train or rails
    Train engineer negligence
    Train operator error

In some cases, more than one party will be held responsible for causing the accident. Anyone who’s negligence contributed to the incident itself may be assigned a percentage of fault. This percentage will determine how much of your total monetary loss they will pay. Responsible parties may include:

    The railroad company
    Train operator
    Train engineer
    The company in charge of train and rail maintenance
    Train manufacturer

Representing the Best Interests of Train Accident Victims

Train accidents present unique legal complexity and often involve serious injuries. Get the knowledgeable representation you need by contacting Michael LoGiudice, LLP today. Attorney LoGiudice is here to make sure you get the compensation you deserve.

About the Author
Michael LoGiudice handles all personal injury and medical malpractice claims. He is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School (1997) and has many verdicts and settlements totaling in the tens of millions of dollars.
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