Arizona Train Accident Lawyers
Phoenix is a city that’s notorious for one thing above all others – crowded, gridlocked freeways that can cripple people’s efforts to get to and from their jobs. The city’s landscape itself is not set up favorably for those who need to maintain their careers, as many residential areas are set far away from business districts and commercial centers that tend to support the workforce.
When you combine this almost daily gridlock to rising fuel costs, one could easily understand why many people would begin to look for alternative transportation, as the choice seems to have become ‘sit in traffic and suffer daily’ or ‘find another solution’ for millions of people, all while fuel continues to cost more. One solution is commuter trains.
However, there tends to be one fear more common than any other in regards to using this form of transportation – train accidents. Statistics generally show that train accidents occur at a much lower rate than automobile crashes, especially in an area like Phoenix, but when they do occur they tend to generate media coverage given their tendency to leave behind a wake of devastation.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a train crash, you need to obtain medical attention as soon as possible. Even if you do not feel any physical symptoms, you should still be examined to make sure that no undetectable injuries did occur. You should also contact an accident attorney to schedule a free initial consultation, as you need to know what your legal rights and options may be when a cause for the accident is determined.