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Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC and the Phoenix Law Offices of Benjamin Wright are familiar with the many challenges victims face as a result of personal injury from being involved in a train accident. It may be difficult to deal with the injuries and extensive damages suffered, and following an accident, victims are commonly left with questions and concerns regarding how they can successfully obtain compensation. There are many complicated insurance claim stipulations associated with this form of accident that require an expert personal injury attorney well versed in the laws specific to Arizona.

Train Accident Attorney Phoenix Benjamin Wright has a proven track record of success across the state in dealing with personal injury and train accident claims for pain, injury and wrongful death. It is important to be well informed when it comes to a train accident in order to receive total compensation for all injuries and damages.

 

What are my Options if I have been Injured in a Train Accident?

With expertise in the collection, analysis and presentation of solid evidence, our personal injury attorneys will assist you in preparing your claim for further legal action against a governmental, private or commercial train operating company and/or opposing insurance agency by employing the following:

  • Collecting and reviewing accident reports
  • Collecting and reviewing police records
  • Analyzing witness testimonials and contacting key witnesses
  • Analyzing the scene of the accident
  • Analyzing damages and documenting the accident scene
  • Reviewing medical reports of injuries
  • Contacting insurance companies on behalf of your case
  • Investigating the driving history of involved train operators or motorists

 

Dealing with Insurance | Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

Your defendant’s insurance company may seek to minimize compensation, therefor, supporting your attorney by equipping him or her with as much information as possible will ensure that you can build a solid case. In a situation where your attorney and the defendant’s insurance company are unable to reach a settlement agreement, your case may continue on to a personal injury trial.

In a situation where the governmental, private or commercial train operating company is uninsured or possesses an insufficient policy to cover your medical expenses and damages, you have options to reclaim due compensation. The law offices of Benjamin Wright can assist you in seeking those personal injury damages.

In some cases your Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance, as well as your injuries and damages may exceed your coverage amount. In this case, our law offices may be able to assist you in reclaiming the necessary amount to cover excessive medical bills, property damage, lost wages and suffering from pain.

 

Achieving Just Compensation for your Train Accident

In a situation where your insurance company attempts to limit your total payout for accidents with an uninsured or underinsured governmental, private or commercial train operating company, Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC and the law offices of Benjamin Wright will assist you in filing a lawsuit against your insurance company to reclaim just compensation for any injuries or damages suffered.

 

Understanding How the Process Works After Your Train Accident

There are multiple forms of train accident claims that can be filed, and understanding what type of accident you have been in will assist you in obtaining greater legal success. Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC and Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC can assist you in determining whether your train accident falls under the category of:

  • Negligence: The most frequent type of train accident lawsuit resulting in another person’s failure to properly operate the train or to abide by accepted driving laws and standards. Defendants may be train operators who are intoxicated or reckless.
  • Liability from Manufacturer: Accidents and injury resulting from a manufacturer’s defect, whether it be from design, labeling or product malfunction that originated during the manufacturing process.
  • Road Design: When accidents occur based on poor maintenance of rail lines, rail construction, roads, road construction, design or defective road features. Examples of past lawsuits for road and rail design include poorly marked train crossings, uneven surfaces, incorrect signage, poorly designed or placed barriers, guard rails, speed bumps and medians, improper design of embankments, poorly designed intersections, crosswalks, poor illumination and traffic flow.
  • Wrongful Death: In the case of the loss of a loved one as a result of another’s negligence, the family and survivors of the victim may have legal recourse.

 

Types of Injuries Sustained in Train Accidents

There are many different types of injuries sustained during a train accident and your personal injury attorney at the law offices of Benjamin Wright can assist you in assessing your claim. Injuries that your attorney may attempt to obtain compensation for beyond the limited coverage of your PIP insurance are:

  • Burns
  • Scarring
  • Amputation and loss of limbs
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries and brain damage
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Joint and bone injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Permanent disability
  • Wrongful death

 

Ways You may be Affected | Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

When you are in a serious train accident, you may be affected on many levels ranging from bodily harm, disability and loss of wages to the compensatory damages that go along with the destruction of property. Examples of compensatory damages, otherwise known as economic damages that your attorney may attempt to obtain compensation for are:

  • Current and ongoing medical expenses that include hospitalization, surgical procedures, doctor visits, emergency room visits, medication and assistive devices.
  • Wages lost as a result of recovery and time lapsed between the injury and lawsuit conclusion.
  • Loss of earning ability, when a victim’s potential to earn a living has been adversely affected by the affects of the accident.
  • More difficult to determine are the non-economic losses suffered in a train accident that often include the following:
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental and emotional distress
  • Loss of marital benefits or consortium as a result of the accident
  • In the case of a defendant operating under malicious intent, punitive damages may be administered as a form of punishment

 

Train Accident Causes

Benjamin Wright – Phoenix Train Accident Attorney – we take on many different types of personal injury lawsuits resulting from:

  • Defendant operating train while intoxicated
  • Collisions and accidents involving multiple parties and drivers
  • Reckless and negligent train operation
  • Various collisions, such as rear-end, side-impact, head-on and sideswipes
  • Unsafe conditions

 

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Train Accident Attorney Phoenix

If you or someone you love has been injured in a train accident, please contact the Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC and the Law Offices of Benjamin Wright – Train Accident Attorney Phoenix – immediately to have your case reviewed. The window in which you as a victim may file an insurance claim against a train operation company and/or insurance company is limited and our personal injury attorneys at the law offices of Benjamin Wright are ready to assist you with the success of your train accident claim. Please give us a call today for a FREE CONSULTATION.

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