Train Accidents

This Fort Lauderdale Train Accident Attorney Achieves Justice for Clients

This Fort Lauderdale Train Accident Lawyer is successful obtaining justice for clients injured in train accidents. Train crashes can be catastrophic. Because trains typically carry multiple people at a time, multiple injuries frequently occur due to train wrecks.

Train accidents occur due to several different types of reasons. Train operators can be negligent and cause train crashes. Train operators are responsible for regulating the speeds of their trains so as to be able to navigate around turns in the train tracks. If a train operator doesn’t do so, a train can derail and fall off of the tracks – causing devastating injuries.

If the accident was caused due to the negligence of the train operator, you may have a personal case against him or her if you are hurt in the crash. You may also have a case against the train operator’s employer or the owner of the train. When an employee of a company is negligent on the job and causes injury, the employer of the employee may be responsible. This is known as vicarious liability.

This is true if the employee was acting within the scope of his or her employment (that is, if the employee was negligent in doing an act that he or she would normally be expected to do in his or her job). On the other hand, if the employee does something outside the scope of his or her employment (for example, committing a crime on the job), the employer may not be liable. In the case of a train operator negligently causing a train accident, the employer will generally be liable.

Call this Fort Lauderdale Train Accident Law Firm at 786-294-7711 for a free, no obligation consultation if you’ve been injured in a train accident occurring anyplace in Florida. If Mr. Quackenbush ends up representing you in your case, he will do so on contingency. This means that he won’t be paid until you’ve received compensation in your case, so there is absolutely no risk to you whatsoever.

This Fort Lauderdale Train Accident Lawyer Guides Clients Towards Justice

Train accidents can also be caused by other vehicles. Trains typically cross over roadways. Unfortunately, other motorists on these roadways can make the mistake of driving their vehicles in front of oncoming trains. Sometimes, such motorists will abandon their vehicles on the train tracks if the vehicle malfunctions. In any of these scenarios, trains can collide with vehicles stuck on the tracks – resulting in a catastrophic accident.

If a train collides with a vehicle struck on the train tracks and the occupants of the train are injured, the driver of the vehicle stuck on the track may be responsible. If the vehicle had malfunctioned (causing it to become stuck on the tracks), the vehicle manufacturer or whoever improperly maintained the vehicle may be responsible. This Broward County Train Accident Attorney handles cases against vehicle manufacturers. This type of case would be referred to as an automobile products liability case.

This Broward County Train Accident Law Firm Achieves Justice on Behalf of Clients

Train accidents also occur as a result of malfunctioning train equipment. Technology on trains regulate the speeds of trains as well, and this technology and equipment can malfunction. When it does, the train manufacturer or whoever maintains the train can be held responsible.

Train accidents can be catastrophic. Fires frequently result after train crashes. Vehicle fires can be extremely hazardous to vehicle occupants. Burns and scarring can result which can permanently affect the lives of the victims. This Broward County Train Accident Lawyer helps clients who have sustained all sorts of injuries.

Finally, when a train hits a vehicle on the tracks, it may not always be the vehicle driver’s fault. Sometimes, stop bars at the intersection of roadways and train tracks fail to go down. In this situation, if a vehicle drives onto the tracks and an oncoming train collides with the vehicle, fault may lie on the train operator or whoever was in charge of putting the stop-bars down. In this situation, injured people inside the vehicle that was hit may have a case against the operator of the train or whoever controlled the stop bars.

This South Florida Train Accident Attorney Fights Hard for his Clients

For a free, no obligation consultation, contact Mr. Quackenbush at 786-294-7711 if you’ve been injured in a train accident occurring anyplace in Florida. If this South Florida Train Accident Lawyer ends up working on your case, he won’t charge you until he’s made a recovery for you in your case – so there is no risk to you whatsoever.

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