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Mass Transit Accidents Archives

Trains: Learning from mass transit accidents in Chicago's past

Some things that happened in the past are painful to ponder. Even so, thinking about certain past events can be an opportunity to learn and to take that education into the future. We all know that Chicago has a colorful history in many ways. Despite our state's growth and technological advancements, its history of mass transit vehicles—in this case trains—have had a few rough spots to say the very least.

Who is liable for death or injuries from an airplane crash?

Like other mass transit accidents in Illinois such as train or bus crashes, identifying liability in an airplane crash can be complex. The first thing injured victims should do after receiving initial medical treatment is to consult with a personal injury attorney. This not only puts victims on the proper path to seeking damages, it empowers them to take a proactive approach, which can aid with coping in the aftermath of the accident.

Mass transit accidents | Investigation and advocacy for victims

A mass transit accident is one of the most frightening events a person can experience. The lack of control, the chaos and the violence typically rock victims to their core whether they suffer physical injuries or not. Most of us who live and work in Chicago rely on mass transportation in some form. Trains and buses are the usual mode and while one can trust that these vehicles are in good condition, mass transit accidents still occur.

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