Orlando Train Accident Attorney

train off the tracks

If you’re a commuter who uses one of the Orlando area rail systems every day, you’re doing your part for a cleaner, less congested Central Florida. Whether it’s a daily commuter line or the new high-speed rail up and down the coast, it’s easier than driving (especially if there’s WiFi available.)

Rail is still a popular form of public or cargo transport, for in-state trips or coast to coast. Trains may carry anything from food and medical supplies to extremely hazardous materials.

Train accidents happen about every hour and a half all over the US, despite safety precautions and warning signs. In 2017, there were nearly 12,000 rail accidents in the US, including 864 fatalities. Vehicular accidents are most often caused by freight trains at designated railroad crossings.

When most people think of a personal injury case, car accidents come to mind; yet people can get hurt on a train whether they are riding it or are crossing a railroad. Passenger vehicle drivers are also at risk of becoming involved in a train accident. If you’ve been involved in a crash, a train accident attorney can help you recover.  

Top Reasons for Train Accidents in Orlando

A train accident can happen for any number of reasons, including:

  • Operator (human) error
  • Unnecessary high speed
  • Track problems
  • Mechanical issues on train
  • Railroad crossguard gates (broken or missing)
  • Driver distraction (both auto and train)

car damaged by oncoming train

Just like a car crash, a train accident can leave you with serious and debilitating injuries, pain, and other setbacks that make life difficult. Contacting a train accident lawyer can help you move forward and get back to living your life.

You Can Recover Damages in a Train Accident in Orlando

Much like a car accident, a train accident is a personal injury case involving someone else’s negligence.

If you’ve been involved in a train accident, you may be able to recover damages, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage
  • Auto repair expenses (if applicable)
  • Death and disfigurement (for families, including funeral expenses, loss of companionship, suffering)

Our Orlando Train Accident Lawyers Can Help You Recover

If you or a loved one experienced negligent behavior while riding a train, or had a vehicular accident with one, contact a train accident attorney today.

The Umansky Law Firm has a team of caring personal injury lawyers who are eager to fight on your behalf and get the compensation you deserve. We have over 100 years of combined legal experience, so you can be sure you are receiving the best representation for your train accident. Contact our office today at (407) 228-3838 to learn more about us.

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Withhold with 6 months probation and impulse control; adjudication withheld

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Nolle Prosequi-Case Dropped

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Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

Unlawful Speeding

Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwell/Struct/Veh; Child Abuse; Criminal Mischief; Battery (Domestic Violence)

No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

Attach Tag/Lic Plate To Unassigned Vehicle (M2)

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

DUI with Minor In Car or BAL of .20 or Higher

Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

Refuse To Submit To DUI Test (M1)

Case Dropped

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Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped


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Not Guilty

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