Train Injury Compensation Claims Information
Here in the UK, around four million people ride the train every day. Whether you’re commuting to work or heading to a nearby city for a day out, you have the right to be looked after and kept out of harm’s way. If you are put in danger, or treated negligently by a train company employee, or due to faulty equipment or vehicles, we are here for you. Tylers Solicitors can help you to get the train injury compensation you need to move on with your life.
All train companies in the UK, from Network Rail to Northern Rail, Mersey Rail, Virgin and more all need to ensure that you are safe while riding their trains. Whether you’ve been injured while travelling on a train or working as a train conductor or other company employee, you may be entitled to claim compensation. For no-win, no-fee train injury compensation claims, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced legal team today.
What Kinds of Personal Injury Could I Suffer While Riding on a Train?
Most trains are safe environments if you follow all health and safety regulations. However, it is possible that you could suffer a wide range of personal injuries while riding on a train. Slips, trips and falls can be a common cause of minor to serious personal injury while riding a train. Similarly, scalds and burns (particularly from spilled beverages) can cause serious pain and require medical treatment. Other common types of injuries including crushing injuries, head injuries due to falling luggage and tripping while boarding or disembarking the train.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Train Accidents Causing Train Injuries?
The most common causes of train accidents often involve the deployment of emergency brakes. If unprepared for the train to brake, passengers and employees can all suffer serious injuries. The deployment of emergency brakes can cause passengers to stumble, luggage to fall and hot beverages to be spilt. In addition to emergency brake deployment, it is also possible for overcrowding, employee negligence and poor train maintenance to lead to a wide range of personal injuries.
Can I Claim for Personal Injuries Suffered While Boarding or Leaving a Train?
If you’ve suffered an injury while boarding or leaving a train, you may be entitled to claim compensation. This could be due to anything, including a lack of warning signs regarding the height of the step or the gap between the train and the platform. If you have any kind of mobility issues, you may also be able to claim if you were improperly supported while entering or leaving the train. Other instances could include a lack of maintenance on the platform.
Why Choose Tylers Solicitors for My Train Injury Compensation Claim?
Tylers Solicitors is one of the UK’s leading personal injury solicitors. If you’ve suffered any kind of train injury that wasn’t your fault, either on board the train or waiting at the platform, we are here for you. Over the years, our no-win, no-fee team have helped people across the UK to get the train injury compensation they’re entitled to. For more information on our wide range of train injury compensation claims, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today.
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Train Injury Compensation Claims Information
The amount of compensation that you’re likely to receive following your train injury depends on the severity of your injuries. The more serious your injuries, the more compensation you could be entitled to. Curious about how much train injury compensation you could be entitled to? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tylers Solicitors or use our simple online contact form below.
Slips, Trips & Falls Compensation Amounts
Injuries caused by slips, trips and falls remain some of the most common in the UK. Slips, trips and falls can lead to all kinds of injuries, including broken limbs, back injuries, hip injuries and more. Whether you’ve slipped, tripped or fallen due to employee negligence, a poorly maintained train or another passenger on the train, Tylers is here for you. For slip, trips and falls compensation on a train or platform, don’t hesitate to call Tylers Solicitors today.
Up to £307,000
Crushing Injuries on the Train Compensation Amounts
Crushing injuries are a common kind of train injury for both employees and passengers. Automatic doors are a common cause of crushing injuries. In some cases, these doors will continue to close or open even if they’ve detected a blockage. As such, they can easily cause crushing injuries to both passengers and train line employees. Whether you’ve sustained chest injuries or crushing injuries to your limbs on a train, we are here for you.
Up to £131,620
Head Injuries Compensation Amounts
Head injuries are some of the most serious kinds of injuries you’re likely to suffer while riding on a train. In some cases, head injuries can be obtained through slipping, tripping or falling, being crushed or being hit by a falling object. Heavy luggage falling from overhead storage is a common cause of head injuries on trains. In some cases, these head injuries can lead to brain damage, which may require long-term treatment.
£1,760 to £247,280
Scalding & Burning Compensation Amounts
When the emergency brakes are deployed, or the train passes over uneven rails, it is possible for hot beverages to be spilled. This can lead to all kinds of burns and scalding, from minor injuries to serious burns requiring medical treatment. If you’ve suffered any kind of burn injury while riding the train that wasn’t your fault, don’t hesitate to call Tylers Solicitors. The more serious your injuries, the more compensation you could be entitled to.
£1,360 to £91,910
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Tylers Offer No-Win, No-Fee Train Injury Compensation Claims?
At Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to suit your needs. Thanks to our no-win, no-fee service, we can help people from all walks of to get the train injury compensation they need to move on with their lives. Whether you’ve been injured while on the train or embarking/disembarking, we are here for you. For no-win, no-fee train injury compensation claims, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today.
How Long Do I Have to Claim Compensation for My Train Injury?
As with any kind of personal injury, you have up to three years to claim compensation following the incident. Whether you’ve suffered due to a train company employee’s negligence, faulty equipment or another passenger’s activity, you can make a claim for compensation. So long as you’ve started your claim within the last three years, you should be entitled to compensation.
Can I Claim Against Any Train Company in the UK?
If you’ve suffered a train injury of any kind, you will be able to claim for compensation against the company responsible. This can include any company, including: Northern Rail, Mersey Rail, National Rail, Virgin, First Great Western, London Midland, Heathrow Express, First Hill Trains and more.
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