There is no simple way to overcome something as tragic as an accident involving a train. These accidents are usually catastrophic, involving the most serious of injuries that often require expensive, lifelong medical care. Whether you were injured as a train passenger or railroad worker, it is critical to get the maximum compensation you receive. For yourself and for your family, make sure you work with an experienced attorney.
At Hofmann & Schweitzer, we represent clients who have suffered serious injuries in railroad accidents. With more than 35 years of experience representing New York City clients throughout the five boroughs in all types of claims involving railroad accidents, lawyers from our firm take a focused, aggressive approach. We work up every case for trial right from the start, to best position our clients for settlement negotiations and the possibility of litigation.
We handle railroad accident claims for clients who include:
- Drivers who have been hit by trains: We represent drivers who suffered train injuries due to railroad crossing barricade failures and other causes. The physical injuries and property damage are severe in most of these cases, so our attorneys fight aggressively for our clients.
- Injured railroad workers: For those who work on the railroad, injuries can occur while in motion or while performing maintenance. We represent injured railroad employees in workers' compensation claims, third-party claims and lawsuits against employers, a possibility that is unique for railroad employees.
- Injured railroad passengers: We help clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries in train crashes. With decades of experience handling this type of severe injury claim, our attorneys will bring a claim against the railroad company and its insurance carrier to maximize your compensation.
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