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Train Accident Lawyers & Train Derailment Lawsuit Representation

If you or someone you know has been injured in a train crash or derailment, you must act quickly to protect your rights. We have an experienced team of compassionate train accident attorneys and staff ready to work with you every step of the way in order to get the compensation you deserve.

Experienced Train Accident Lawyers

With more than 1,200 train accidents reported annually by the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis[i], you are not alone in the pain and suffering caused by train derailments and accidents. Train accidents involve complex areas of litigation, including legal issues pertaining to a wide range of laws, regulations, statutes and defendants. You need a firm with experience and knowledge in this very specific field of law – personalized representation and honest guidance to help navigate these trying times, every step of the way. That’s where we come in.

We have experience in the recent Paulsboro, New Jersey train derailment and resulting vinyl chloride spill. Attorneys from Williams Cedar are representing the first respondents who were affected by the spill, having filed suit against Conrail.

In addition to the first respondents, we also represent approximately 2,000 victims of Vinyl Chloride contamination caused by the Paulsboro train derailment.

We have experience dealing with the NTSB and other emergency investigatory agencies who handle train derailment investigations. Moreover, we are Certified Civil Trial attorneys who are certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. We have experience in all aspects of civil litigation.

Victims of Train Accidents

Train accidents and derailments are serious cases affecting public safety and health. Whether it’s a massive derailment affecting whole communities (such as the train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ) or a case affecting a single person (such as an isolated platform accident), no one deserves to experience the pain and suffering that may affect their physical and mental well-being for years to come. That’s where Williams Cedar comes in: We want to protect your rights and hold the responsible parties accountable.

A wide range of people can be, and are affected by, the different types of train accidents. These may include, but are not limited to:

– Passengers on the train

– Train and railroad workers

– Innocent bystanders and pedestrians

– Those operating other vehicles or equipment

– Employees of nearby businesses

Different Types of Train Accidents

Train accidents and crashes are not limited to one type. There are a wide range of factors and causes of train accidents, which may include:

– Train on train collisions

– Train on vehicle collisions

– Train derailments

– Chemical spills due to train accidents or derailments (such as the Paulsboro, NJ vinyl chloride accident)

– Accidents at railroad crossings

– Railroad-specific accidents

– Platform accidents

– On-train passenger accidents

For more information, call our train accident lawyers in New Jersey at Williams Cedar today. In New Jersey, call 857-874-7500, in Pennsylvania call 215-557-0099, or contact us online.