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Commuter Train Accident Attorney in Delaware

Light Rail Accidents | Collisions | Derails | Carelessness or Negligence by Commuter Train Operators

For many, one of the compelling reasons to take a light rail or commuter train to work or to other destinations is the perceived reduction of the risk of injury in a motor vehicle accident. Unfortunately, though, far too many people are hurt every year because of carelessness or negligence by commuter train operators. If you or someone you love has been hurt while on a commuter train or light rail, we can help.

At the law office of Michael J. Hood, in Wilmington, we bring more than 30 years of experience to people in Delaware and who have suffered a needless personal injury, including men and women hurt on commuter trains or light rails. We take an aggressive approach, conducting a comprehensive investigation of your accident, questioning witnesses and traveling to the scene, if necessary. Attorney Hood will keep you fully apprised of all developments in your case, as well as your options, so that you can make meaningful decisions about how you want to proceed.

For a free initial consultation, contact our office online or call us at (302) 777-1000 for an appointment.

Protecting the Rights of People Injured in Commuter Train Accidents

We offer full-service legal counsel to people who have suffered any type of injury while on a commuter train or because of a collision with a commuter train. We will conduct a thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances of your case, traveling to the scene of the accident, if necessary. Attorney Hood will work with expert witness, if necessary, including accident reconstruction specialists, to prepare and present the most compelling case for your full financial recovery.

We take cases involving any type of injury related to a commuter train or light rail, including:

  • Injuries sustained as a passenger on a commuter train, either as a result of a collision, a sudden start or stop, or the use of inappropriate speed in the operation of a commuter train
  • Injuries suffered as a pedestrian or as a passenger in another vehicle, pursuant to a collision with a commuter train or light rail

We will help you seek damages for all your losses, including wages and income, medical expenses, physical pain and suffering, and loss of companionship or consortium.

We take all personal injury claims on a contingency basis. We will only charge attorney fees if we recover compensation for your losses.

Contact the Law Office of Michael J. Hood, LLC

To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us by e-mail or call our office at (302) 777-1000 to set up an appointment. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but we will meet with you evenings or weekends upon request. We will travel to your home or the hospital, if necessary.

Michael J. Hood represents injury victims across Delaware including Wilmington, Newark, Middleton, Seaford, Laurel, Milford, Brookside, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, Elsmere, Edgemoor, New Castle, Chester, Springfield, West Chester and Broomall. Also serving New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County in Delaware.