South Carolina Amtrak Train Crash
In the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, an Amtrak passenger train collided with a parked CSX freight train near Cayce, South Carolina.
The Amtrak train was traveling from New York to Miami, carrying approximately 139 passengers and eight crew. There were no crew members or passengers on the CSX train.
Two Amtrak employees died in the accident. More than 100 passengers and crew members were injured. The National Transportation Safety Board is conducting an investigation. Initial reports indicate that the Amtrak derailed because of a switch in the wrong position, causing it to hit the CSX train.
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We are Ryan Beasley Law, and we represent people who have been injured in all types of accidents.
People who have been injured in serious accidents face emotional, mental, physical and financial challenges. We understand these challenges and work tirelessly to help my clients pursue maximum compensation for their suffering.
Victims of the Amtrak train accident may be eligible for significant personal injury compensation to cover many expenses:
- Hospital bills
- Future medical care
- Lost wages
- Permanent injury or scarring
- Pain and suffering
Additionally, family members who lost a loved one in the accident may be eligible for compensation through a wrongful death claim. This can include compensation to cover funeral expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
If you or a loved one suffered broken bones, head injuries, back injuries, whiplash or any other type of injury in the Amtrak accident, we invite you to contact my office to learn how we can help you.
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