Ohio Train Accident Lawyer
Our Ohio train accident lawyers represent clients injured in cases involving train accidents andrailroad crossing accidents. These train accident cases involve trains and locomotives that carry both passengers and cargo.
• Pedestrian injuries
• Car accident injuries
· Collisions with passenger vehicles
· Train passenger injuries
· Unprotected crossings
· Inadequate warnings at railroad crossings
· Malfunctioning warnings at railroad crossings
· Failure to whistle or notify victims of an approaching train
· Overgrown foliage obscuring line of sight
· Trains traveling at excessive speed
· Train derailments
· Chemical spills
People injured in a train accident often have clams for their personal injuries. If a motor vehicle is involved, the injured person can file an insurance claim for medical expenses, lost wages, and other benefits. Families of people who are killed in train accidents often file an Ohio Wrongful Death claim. Other cases involve injuries to railroad workers, also known as FELA cases.
Lawsuits are often filed for passengers of trains who are injured due to the negligence of the train company or a defect in the tracks or rails. The train company is liable for these injuries. Other cases are filed by individuals who were not on the train, but rather were in other cars, on motorcycles or bicycles, or pedestrians and were injured due to the negligence of the train, or against another person if they were a passenger in a motor vehicle.
Lawsuits for train accident cases are most often filed against these companies:
· Union Pacific
· Norfolk Southern
· Burlington Santa Fe
· Canadian Pacific
· Canadian National
· Kansas City Southern
· Illinois Central
It is important to hire a train accident attorney immediately after the accident to begin the investigation of the claim. the train company and operator often deny fault for the accident and it is necessary to interview witnesses and take photographs as soon as possible after the accident. If you or a loved on has been injured in a train accident, you should contact Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC immediately.
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Ohio Bus Accident Lawyer
Our Toledo, Ohio bus accident injury attorneys at Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC represent those who have been injured in mass transit accident cases. These bus accident cases involve all different types of buses, including public buses such as TARTA, school buses, and private charter buses, like Greyhound accidents orMegabus accidents.
People suffering injuries from a bus accident often have claims for their personal injuries and can recover for their medical expenses, lost wages, and other benefits.
Causes of Ohio Bus Accidents
Often times, bus accident injuries happen because the bus driver was negligent or there is a defect on the bus. Our Toledo, Ohio bus accident attorneys also represent drivers of cars and motorcycles and their passengers, bicycle riders, or pedestrians who were injured due to a negligent bus driver. Cases are typically filed against the negligent bus driver and the company or city that owns and operates the bus.
Due to the large size and weight of a bus compared to the relatively smaller car, motorcycle, or bus involved in the accident, major injuries can occur, or even wrongful death.
Other common bus accident injuries include:
• Closed head/traumatic brain injury
• Spinal cord injuries, including quadriplegia and paraplegia
· Broken bones and Fractures • Back and neck injuries
· Shoulder injuries · Knee injuries · Scarring and disfigurement • Burn injuries · Amputation injury
Contact our Toledo, Ohio bus accident lawyers today to learn your rights. Or order your FREE copy of The Ohio Accident Book to learn the secrets insurance companies don't want you to know.
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Pedestrian Accidents and Bicycle Accidents If you or someone you love has suffered personal injury due to a pedestrian accident or bicycle accident, order our FREE Ohio Accident Book to learn your rights. Or contact a bicycle accident lawyer or pedestrian accident attorney by contacting Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC immediately.
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