$240K Train Accident Settlement for Retiree

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An AmTrak train accident occurred when the train struck construction equipment outside of Philadelphia and derailed. Our client was in the bathroom at the time; her body was thrown into the air and struck all portions of the compartment. She sustained injuries to her lower back, including a spinal compression fracture, hip fracture, and constipation.

This women was 70 and had planned to enjoy several retirement activities. Instead, she saw a spine specialist and had physical therapy. She did not obtain surgery (as it was not specifically recommended), but she felt pain when bending over or getting out of a chair.

Train accidents — while less common than car accidents — often cause serious injuries and fatalities. Even a relatively minor accident can cause significant pain and suffering.

Our team was able to negotiate a train accident settlement of $240,000 from AmTrak’s insurance company. It was welcome relief for someone living on a fixed income who suddenly had an abundance of medical bills.

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