Atlanta Railroad and MARTA Accident Attorneys

While rare, railroad and MARTA accidents happen regularly in the Atlanta region, often with devastating results

Many railroad accidents are preventable and are caused by poor track maintenance, poorly marked railroad crossings, and distracted train operators. Regardless of the cause, railroad accidents are typically catastrophic, often resulting in severe injury or death for the victims.

How do the Weinstein injury lawyers help Atlanta train accident victims?

With our experience managing railroad accident claims, we possess a huge advantage. We know what our clients will be facing as they move towards recovery, we know how to build complete and compelling claims, and we know how the insurance companies will respond. Since insurance claims and policies related to railroad collisions are complicated, our experienced railroad accident lawyers efficiently navigate the path and avoid pitfalls that less experienced attorneys may struggle with.

Common causes of railroad accidents in Atlanta include:

  • Derailments;
  • Incidents were pedestrians or train patrons are hit or killed while at or near boarding and exit stations;
  • Spill of hazardous materials which cause toxic exposure, fires or explosions;
  • Collisions with trucks, cars and other motor vehicles at or near rail crossings;
  • Braking failures which lead to smash ups with other trains including head on collisions.

Train accidents can happen anywhere there are tracks in the region:

The Weinstein Firm offers a no-fee guarantee - There is no fee unless we win

The Weinstein attorneys handle all of their personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing up front, and you pay no fees if your claim is unsuccessful. You only pay if we deliver a successful claim.

The Weinstein Firm makes the process of finding a great Atlanta train accident lawyer as easy as possible for you and your loved ones.

Simply submit the free evaluation form on this page and our experienced legal team will review the details of your case, free of charge, with no obligation. If we can help you, we will.

As the county waits breathlessly for the new federal budget from the Trump administration, it is expected that the Atlanta region will suffer from funding cuts to money that has been approved for future transit expansion projects.

According to the Streetsblog website, the Atlanta Streetcar, which is routed on a 2.7-mile loop around the downtown Atlanta area, had been projected to carry 2000 passengers per day, but currently only carries 700. See the Streetsblog report at this link.

Many of you heard of the tragic death of movie production assistant Sarah Jones who was struck and killed by a train in February of 2014 in Georgia while filming the movie "Midnight Rider." The movie's director, Randall Miller, was just released from his 2-year sentence early. Read more about this tragic accident, and the negligence that led up to it, at this link.