Every day in the United States, trains travel over 1.5 million miles and carry people to school, work, and across the country. While one of the oldest forms of transportation, trains are not flawless. Numerous accidents occur on our nation’s railways, leading to serious personal injuries and wrongful death of train passengers, employees, and more.
Have you or a loved one been involved in a train-related accident? You may be able to recover compensation! Due to the large size and speed of trains, accidents and injuries suffered may be severe and lead to immense physical, mental, and emotional pain. When a train accident has caused an injury, you need to take immediate action to ensure that you are taken care of during this important time.
Duncan Law Group is a well-respected law firm in Chicago that has helped numerous clients in the area recover compensation for their personal injury cases. If you suffered a serious injury in a commuter train accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your missed wages, medical costs, and other expenses.
Our Chicago injury attorneys at Duncan Law Group can help. Call our office to find out more!
The Federal Employers’ Liability Act (FELA) was passed by the United States Congress in 1908 to protect train employees from suffering the consequences of a workplace injury caused by someone else’s negligence. In fact, FELA estimates that nearly 40% of all railways accidents are the result of human error.
Today, FELA continues to protect railroad employees from paying for medical expenses associated with on-the-job injuries.
FELA can also cover these expenses:
However, it is important to remember that anyone suffering an injury on a train can be entitled to compensation, not just those individuals employed by the railways! Duncan Law Group has recovered tens of thousands of dollars in personal injury claims and lawsuits. Today, our firm is ready to help clients like you recover the compensation that they need after a serious accident.
You don’t have to work for the railway to collect financial compensation after a serious accident. Through a personal injury lawsuit or claim, you may be able to recover money for similar damages. Duncan Law Group can help you establish a convincing case for negligence, giving you the upper hand in court. Speak with a member of the firm’s legal team to learn more about your legal rights.
If you have questions or concerns about your case, contact Duncan Law Group at (312) 202-3283 and ask for a free consultation regarding your case.