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At Crantford Meehan, our full-service law firm is passionate about helping people in Charleston who’ve been wrongfully injured in train accidents get answers, compensation, and justice. To discuss your case with one of our experienced Charleston train accident attorneys, call us today at 843-376-4030 or contact us online.
Nobody plans on getting injured in a train accident, but knowing what to do in case the situation ever occurs can be helpful. Here are some of the steps you should take if you are injured in a Charleston train accident:
Train accident injuries can range in severity from minor bumps and bruises to severe spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, whiplash, broken bones, and in some cases, even death.
Proving fault is the most important part of a successful claim. With train accidents, some of the parties that can be at fault include the train manufacturer, the conductor, the track owner, the equipment producer, or even a driver on the road.
Proving fault in a train accident can be challenging, you can’t afford to make any mistakes along the way. Contact a personal injury attorney in Charleston as soon after your accident as possible to make sure you have skilled legal representation on your side.
Our Charleston train accident lawyers work on a contingency-fee basis, so you do not have to pay any up-front fees. You only pay the attorney if you win your claim.
In South Carolina, you have three years after a train accident to file a personal injury claim. But there is no reason to wait that long. If you wait to see whether or not your claim will settle, you might run past the final filing date without realizing it. If that happens, you may lose your right to file a lawsuit altogether.