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Get the Representation You Need for Your Airplane or Railroad Accident - Attorneys Who Will Fight for You

The accident you were involved in might have made the headlines or evening news, as happens with most airplane accidents. Others are less widely reported, like accidents involving a charter boat for fishing or sight-seeing. As time goes by, only the insurance companies are still watching every detail of what happens afterwards. Rely on our experienced attorneys in Detroit to keep working hard to get you the compensation you deserve for your train, boat, or airplane accident.

Accidents of this nature can be very severe. When a train is in an accident, great force is involved: perhaps you have been left with a brain injury or spinal cord injury. Accidents involving any motorized vehicle can also be prone to cause burn injuries.

The sudden shock of a transportation accident is suffering enough; get the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has been involved in a transportation accident, contact Slocumb Law Firm. Our experienced lawyers fight to see that you get a settlement that does you justice.

Don't delay: the initial consultation is free. And remember, you don't pay us unless you win. Call 1-800-HURTLINE right now and schedule an appointment today! 

Airplane Accidents

Difficulties or mechanical malfunction during takeoff and landing are very often the source of the injuries that plane passengers suffer, which may include minor cuts and scrapes or involve serious injury such as burns or a spinal cord injury. No matter the size of plane, private or commercial, even accidents involving helicopters, our firm stands ready to fight for your rights. We represent people who were injured in accidents in the air or at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Wayne County.

Sometimes injuries result from a crash between two planes, the plane and a structure at the airfield, or with the runway or surroundings. Both pilot error and faulty parts can be the cause of such accidents. These crashes may result in whiplash and other forms of personal injury similar to those suffered in car accidents.

Because of their complex operation, which involves many parts and parts suppliers, and because of the multi-level regulation applied by the government, determining legal responsibility for the safe operation of an airplane involves many factors. We're ready to help.

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Railroad Accidents

Because train tracks frequently intersect heavily traveled or populated areas, crashes involving trains and either automobiles or pedestrian accidents are all too common. It may be that the train engineer, the railroad, or another party is liable.

Frequently Asked Questions About Railroad Accidents

Q: Is The Railroad Liable for Injuries to Passengers?

A: There are strict requirements dictating the levels of safety and diligence that must be exercised by common carriers like railroad companies involved in the transport of passengers. These requirements vary by state, but in instances of the railroad's noncompliance, they may be determined to have absolute liability for personal injuries. The obligation of a public transportation system that uses subway trains is similar, although the operator in that case is usually a public department.

Q: What Are A Motorist's Obligations When Approaching A Public Grade Crossing?

A: In Michigan, the driver must stop no less than 15 feet from the nearest rail upon detecting an oncoming train at a railroad crossing, and must wait until the train has cleared the crossing before proceeding.

Q: What Are The Train Crew's Obligations When Approaching A Public Grade Crossing?

A: Adequate and timely warning to the general public is the principal duty of the train crew. Headlights of a federally mandated brightness level must be turned on, and horns of specified decibel/loudness levels must be fully operational. The requirements sounding the horn when approaching a crossing vary from state to state.

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Why You Need Slocumb Law Firm on Your Side

The sudden shock of a transportation accident is suffering enough; get the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has been involved in a transportation accident, contact Slocumb Law Firm. Our experienced lawyers fight to see that you get a settlement that does you justice.

Don't delay: the initial consultation is free. And remember, you don't pay us unless you win. Call 1-800-HURTLINE right now and schedule an appointment today!

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