At Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., we are committed to helping the victims and families of railroad accidents and train derailments seek compensation for their injuries and / or losses.
According to the Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis, thousands of train accidents occur every year, many causing serious injury, death, and the release of hazardous materials. In 2013 alone, at least 833 train derailments occurred, accounting for approximately 72.5% of all train-related accidents. One of deadliest train derailments of 2013 happened right here in New York on Metro-North’s Hudson Line. If you or someone you love were injured in a train derailment, contact Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C.
Determining the causal factor(s) of the train derailment is crucial to successfully seeking compensation for the injury or loss of life that occurred. Accordingly, at Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., we are prepared to thoroughly investigate the details of the derailment in order to identify the cause of the accident.
Some of the most common causes of train derailments that we can examine during our investigation are:
Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., is actively investigating the cause of the accident and filing claims against the MTA.
Backed by more than 75 years of collective experience, our team of NYC train derailment lawyers is ready to help you seek compensation for the accident in which you were involved. We are a law firm that is dedicated to protecting the rights of the seriously injured in New York and we are ready to do the same for you.
Just some of the benefits of working with Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., are:
Every consultation with an attorney from our firm is offered free of upfront fees. Our contingency fee policy allows for complimentary legal representation through the duration of your train derailment case. We only charge for our services if we are successful in obtaining a favorable settlement or verdict on your behalf.