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Marc Albert Has Been Representing Victims of Train Accidents for Over 25 Years

Train and subway operators, as well as the companies that control them, are required to take measures to keep traveling passengers safe from harm. Unfortunately, train accidents continue to occur regularly, and people injured in these accidents face long recovery periods.

Over the past few years, railroad systems throughout the area in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania have suffered major accidentsMarc Albert has represented many of the victims in each of these accidents. Marc has pursued legal action to receive compensation for catastrophic injuries to his clients, and in extreme and fatal cases, their families through wrongful death litigation.

Train accident cases often include serious or mortal injuries. Marc Albert provides the compassionate legal support you need so you can heal or grieve. Marc and his team are committed to offering experienced, personalized service and representation throughout the entire legal process. Marc will take the time to explain all of your options and make sure you understand your rights. He will keep a consistent line of communication open, so you know the status of your case at all times.

Legal Remedies Following Train Accidents

Train derailments and other types of accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, many of which involve one or more forms of negligence. According to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), the most common contributing factors in train accidents include:

  • Operators who were distracted or fatigued at the time of the collision or derailment
  • Excessive speeding
  • Improper braking
  • Train operators under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Malfunctions in a train’s computer systems
  • Breakdowns in crossing gates or lights
  • Lack of track maintenance and inspection
  • Improper training of train operators or other crew members

Marc Albert Has Significant Experience in Cases Involving Train and Railroad Accidents

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.

Call the Law Offices of Marc S. Albert for a Free Consultation

Train Accident Lawyer Marc Albert has successfully advocated on behalf of accident victims for the entirety of his 20-plus-year career. With offices in Brooklyn, Astoria, and Syosset, the Law Offices of Marc S. Albert assists clients across New York City and Long Island as well as in surrounding areas.

If you have questions regarding your legal rights after a devastating train accident, contact us today online or at 855-252-3788 to learn more about how we can help.

If you have been in a train accident, your first call should be to Marc Albert at 855-252-3788.

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If you have been in a Train Accidents. You should speak to local personal injury attorney with significant experience dealing with Train Accidents. We work on contingency, which means we do not get paid unless there is a settlement or a verdict with an award.

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