According to the National Transportation Safety Bureau, a person or vehicle is hit nearly every 2 hours by a train to make another US rail accident and they include the following scenarios:
Every year, nearly 1,000 people are killed in train-related accidents. Also, it is estimated in United States train and railroad accident statistics reveal that a chemical spill occurs as a result of train derailment almost every 2 weeks. Some of these spills can be a serious hazard and may require local residents to be evacuated. As per polls and reports there has been an escalation in the frequency of train accidents since 1997.
Tips to Prevent Train Accidents
Here are some points to keep in mind to ensure your safety from train accidents:
Train Accidents and Compensation
If you have been in a train accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation if the railroad company or employee was negligent or at fault. You can receive compensation for medical bills, future medical costs, disability, pain and suffering, emotional distress, damage to property and more. You should seek the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer to ensure that you get fair compensation for damages.
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If you or a loved one has been injured in a train accident caused by negligence, you should seek the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff of RMFW Law at 212 697 9280.
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