Top-Rated Train Accident Lawyers Handling Caltrain Accident Injury Claims
At Pottroff & Karlin, LLC, our attorneys are skilled at handling Caltrain railroad accident and train injury cases. We fight for justice and full financial compensation for injured victims and their family members. If you or someone you know was hurt in any type of Caltrain rail accident, we are standing by, ready to help. To set up a free, strictly confidential review of your Caltrain accident case, please contact our legal team today.
What the Most Common Caltrain Accidents?
Caltrain is a commuter rail transit line that serves large portions of the San Francisco metro area and the Santa Clara Valley. Similar to many other railroads, serious concerns have been raised about safety of Caltrain railroad operations, and its pedestrian and road crossings. Far too many railroad accidents still happen in Northern California. When commuter rail accidents do occur, the consequences can be catastrophic. Tragically, there were nine confirmed Caltrain accident fatalities reported in the first seven months of 2019 alone. Some of the most common Caltrain accidents include:
- Railroad crossing collisions;
- Pedestrians collisions at crossing or on tracks;
- Multi-train crashes; and
- Caltrain derailments.
What Types of Financial Compensation are Available?
If you were injured in a Caltrain accident, financial compensation may be available for both economic and non-economic damages. You may be able to recover damages for:
- Emergency medical treatment;
- Past medical bills and expenses;
- Future medical treatment;
- Physical therapy;
- Loss of current and future income;
- Pain and suffering;
- Mental distress;
- Long-term disability;
- Permanent scarring;
- Reduction in quality of life; and
- Wrongful death damages.
Why Work With Our Caltrain Accident Attorneys
Our team is dedicated to representing members of the public in railroad accident and train crash claims. We are proud to be the nation’s only law firm that focuses 90% of their caseload on public safety as it relates to railroad accidents and train-related injuries. Further, we do not represent railroad employees in FELA claim. Our law firm focuses on protecting commuters and other members of the public when they interact with the railroad environment. We have the unique experience needed to represent you in a complex claim against Caltrain or any railroad related entity. Among other things, our railroad accident attorneys will:
- Conduct a free, no obligation review of your Caltrain accident claim;
- Explain the relevant railroad legal regulations;
- Investigate the Caltrain accident—gathering important evidence; and
- Build a strong, well-supported personal injury claim.
Contact Our Caltrain Accident Lawyers Today
At Pottroff & Karlin, LLC, our train accident attorneys have the skills, knowledge, and tenacity needed to handle a railroad injury or wrongful death claim, including those against Caltrain. If you or your loved one was hurt in a Caltrain-related accident, we are here to help. To set up a free, no obligation review of your railroad injury claim, please contact our legal team today.