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A Foundation Built On Railroad Cases
Nurenberg Paris’ firm history dates back to a period of time when working on the railroad was a dangerous job. Over the years, Marshall Nurenberg and his partners represented many railroad workers after they were injured. We also worked closely with the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen union to help their laborers. At that period of time, injuries in the railroad yard included fractures, crushing injuries, and even death. Through litigation efforts and the work of unions, working on the railroad is now a safer place to work.
Our history with railroad cases more recently includes representing injured passengers and families who lost loved ones in train accidents. Those accidents include collisions between cars and trains, commuter train derailments, or other accidents involving commercial rail lines.
We Can Help
Train passengers put their trust in conductors and engineers and depend on them for their safety. But when conductors are inattentive or safety procedures aren’t followed, devastating accidents can happen. If you or a loved one were injured in a railroad accident, Nurenberg Paris wants to help. Our firm has years of experience and a long history of helping victims of transportation accidents. We want to ensure your rights are protected. Use our free form to email us, or call us 24/7 at (888) 900-6075 to talk to a member of our team. Your first consultation is free with no obligations, so you can get answers to your questions and find out how we can help.
Amtrak 188 Derailment in Philadelphia
On May 12, 2015, an Amtrak commuter train derailed in Northeast Philadelphia shortly before 9:30 p.m. The train was traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City when it left the track and crashed in an area known as Frankford Junction. Several passengers lost their lives in the accident and hundreds were injured.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the train was traveling at a speed over 100 mph at the time of the incident— more than double the recommended safe speed for that area of track. The NTSB is conducting an ongoing investigation into the incident.
At Nurenberg Paris, our hearts go out to the victims and families affected by this terrible tragedy. The families of passengers who lost their lives are in our thoughts, and we wish a full recovery to everyone who was injured.
Railroad Accident Resources
Our railroad accident lawyers have put together this list of helpful links and resources to answer your questions about accident investigations, railroad safety, and more.
If you or a loved one were injured in an accident involving a railroad, you can also contact us to get answers to your questions. Call (888) 900-6075 or fill out our free contact request form. Our team is standing by 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you.
- NTSB – Office of Railroad, Pipeline, and Hazardous Materials Investigations
The Railroad Division of the National Transportation Safety Board investigates accidents involving passenger railroads, freight railroads, and commuter rail transit systems.
- Association of American Railroads (AAR) – Safety Investment
The AAR uses technology, research, and policy-setting to promote the safety and productivity of the U.S. freight rail industry. Private investment and capital improvements contribute to increased worker safety and fewer train accidents.