Marc S. Albert has litigated numerous notable cases on behalf of train accident victims, including claims originating from the December 2013 Metro-North Railroad train derailment at the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, in addition to the May 12, 2015 derailment of an Amtrak Northeast Regional train from Washington, D.C. to New York City.
In the 2015 Amtrak case, of 238 passengers and five crew members on board, eight individuals were killed, and over 200 people suffered injuries, including 11 critical injuries. Marc S. Albert represented a critically injured passenger in claims against Amtrak, its agents, and individual employees.
When negligence contributes to an avoidable accident, those responsible should be held liable. Victims can recover compensation for medical costs, loss of earnings, diminished earning capacity, and pain and suffering damages. Victims may feel at a disadvantage as railroad companies act swiftly to avoid liability and investigate on their own. Contacting a knowledgeable personal injury attorney soon after involvement in a train derailment or other collision is helpful to ensure that your rights are protected.
Train collisions have a traumatic impact on many of the victims, not to mention the family members left behind when these accidents claim lives. Marc S. Albert consults a multitude of pre-eminent train accident experts in preparing cases against those responsible for creating dangerous conditions on railroads.