San Francisco Train Accident Lawyer

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There are numerous rail systems that connect the Bay Area to the rest of the state and the nation, and CalTrain is one of the largest operators of Bay Area railways. This particular commuter train system runs from San Francisco to Gilroy and serves thousands of commuters each and every day. Other rail systems in the area include Amtrak (which is actually holds a contract with CalTrain), Metrolink, Bay Area Rapid Transit, and various other freight and cargo companies.

While the train is a great way for commuters, sightseers and cargo to easily traverse the Bay Area, trains can also cause serious accidents, often resulting in major injuries. If you or a loved one has been involved in a train collision, derailment or any incident with a railway, you need to contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. to speak with a San Francisco personal injury lawyer right away.

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Common Types of Commuter Train Accidents

Unlike passenger vehicles, or even cable cars, trains require a greater distance to come to a complete stop. It is not as easy for a train to brake as it is for a car and they carry much more force. Accidents involving trains are often devastating and lead to catastrophic injuries for passengers. If you are a victim of a train accident or lost a loved one in a tragic train accident, you need to turn to our firm. We have knowledge of the various California laws governing railway systems, personal injury cases, and the complications you may face with health insurance companies.


If you have been involved in any of the following incidents, contact our team:

  • Derailments
  • Train collisions
  • Pedestrian-related collisions
  • Collisions with motor vehicles
  • Operator error-caused accidents

We only represent plaintiffs who have been injured by another's negligence or wrongdoing. If you have been injured or lost a loved one because of a train accident, call on our firm.

Whether you were injured as a passenger on the train, were struck by a train, or were injured while on the platform or at a railway crossing, the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. can help. We have experience seeking financial compensation and damages for our clients and ensuring that the wrongful party and / or corporations and owners are held liable for their actions. Our firm is unique in that we do not represent businesses or corporations, so there is no conflict of interest.

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With the guidance of our firm, you can be confident that your case is in good hands. We have successfully obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients and we may be able to do the same for you. Our team is not afraid to aggressively pursue the highest amount of compensation available for your case, and we pride ourselves on the service we give to each client.

The Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. works on contingency-fee basis, which means that you do not owe us a dime until we achieve a favorable settlement. There is absolutely no risk to you when you!

Do not hesitate; contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. immediately.