The Detailed Investigation of Wrongful Death:
The NTSB continues the investigation of wrongful death in the Amtrak train accident in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. The Amtrak train was the Northeast Regional train bound for New York City. Eight people were killed and over 200 were injured.
Unexplained Concerns from Devastating Train Derailment
Chief concerns are is the unexplained speed of the train at the curve in the track when the Amtrak train derailed around 9:20 pm that evening. In addition, it has been noted that safety controls should have been in place to control the speed and must be immediately installed.
Positive Train Control (PTC) was installed by not operational given money constraints. Given the number of injuries and deaths, the investigation is expected to be thorough and lengthy. Ginsburg & Associates, a Philadelphia law firm that has been representing injured people since 1980 for serious injuries and wrongful death cases, is closely monitoring the investigation. Bruce M. Ginsburg is licensed in PA, NJ, NY, CO and CA. Mr. Ginsburg is very experienced in handling transportation accidents and is poised to assist injured people from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York who were on that train.
Ginsburg Law Investigates this Wrongful Death Case Thoroughly
Ginsburg & Associates is experienced in train accidents, bus and tractor trailer accidents, car crashes and motorcycle crashes. Not only are the passengers eligible to make a claim, the employees can make a claim against Amtrak under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA). According to Bruce M. Ginsburg “our firm has the talent and resources to investigate, research and represent those who have been seriously injured.” Ginsburg & Associates is often consulted and referred cases from New York and New Jersey law firms, as well as firms in Philadelphia.
The seriousness of the injuries makes careful selection of your law firm very important. If and when these case begin litigation, the time and money required to move these cases is not for the inexperienced law firms. If you or a family member or friend was injured on the Amtrak train, or due to any transportation accident contact Ginsburg & Associates at (215) 564-4400.