Train Accidents

Train travel continues to be risky

You have many options when you want to travel, especially if you live in New York. For transcontinental travel, the train is one of the more popular choices. It is often less expensive than plane fare, infinitely less complicated and more relaxing than driving yourself. However, travel by train is not without its problems, and… read more

New York City Subway Derailment

A New York City subway derailed on May 2 in Queens injuring 19 people.  Several passengers were transported to local hospitals to be treated for serious injuries. The Manhattan bound F express train derailed shortly before 10:30 in the morning. Emergency responders had to help about 1,000 passengers off the train through the subway tunnel… read more

Metro North Engineer in a “Daze” at time of Derailment

According to the attorney for Metro North train engineer William Rockefeller, his client was in a “daze” at the time of the Metro North train derailment. Rockefellers condition at the time of the accident has been described as “almost like road fatigue.”  We now know that the train was traveling over 80 mph in an… read more

Metro North Train Derailment

This past Sunday a Train accident involving a New York City bound Metro North train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx killing four people and injuring more than 60 others, 11 critically. The cause of the seven car derailment is still unclear but there have been many witness statements stating that excessive speed was… read more