New York Railroad Crossing Accidents Lawyers
There can be countless causes that result in railroad crossing accidents but according to the Federal Railroad Administration, more than 75% of railroad crossings do not have sufficient warning signals and devices. Our highly trained legal team will acquire and assess the data from the locomotive cameras, black box recorders, and signal switch records to determine who was at fault for the accident and ensure that you will receive the compensation that you are entitled to.
If you have been injured in an accident involving a train at a marked crossing you should contact the train accident attorneys at Kaplan Lawyers PC immediately. The consultation is free and you pay no legal fee unless we win your case.
Do I need an attorney to handle my claim?
No. However, the insurance company employs an army of attorneys, claims specialists, and experts to win the case, so in order to get the compensation that you are entitled to you will need to hire an attorney that specializes in this type of law. Our legal team has decades of experience and a proven track record of maximizing settlements and we are in the best position to guarantee that you get everything that you are entitled to.
How long do I have to bring a claim?
The statute of limitations (or time in which a claim must be brought from the date of the accident) is 3 years for a personal injury claim. If a claim is being brought for wrongful death the claim must be brought within 2 years from the date of death. If the claim is being brought against a municipality the time to bring a claim is significantly shorter depending on who the claim is against so you should consult with an attorney immediately.
Do I have to pay any legal fees if I lose my case?
No. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee which states that if you don’t win your case we don’t get paid.
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Does it help if I have pictures of the location where the accident happened?
Does it make a difference if someone else was injured due to the same condition?
Is it OK that I gave a statement at the time of the incident?
TOP 5 MISTAKES MADE AFTER AN ACCIDENT AT A RAILROAD CROSSING
- Admitting fault at the scene of the accident before you have all of the facts
- Failure to obtain pictures of the accident location
- Assuming you will feel better and not seeking medical attention
- Believing that the Insurance Company will deal with you fairly
- Not hiring an experienced attorney who will complete all filings to protect your rights and ensure that you will receive the compensation that you deserve
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