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Yet Another Train Derails in San Francisco

Yet Another Train Derails in San Francisco

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Train derailments can lead to serious injuries in San Francisco. Millions of people rely on these commuter trains to get to work and connect with others, especially given the high cost of fuel in the modern era. While San Francisco city officials laud the sustainability of public transit, they often fail to provide commuters with… Read More »

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Suing for Amputated Limbs After a Train Accident

Suing for Amputated Limbs After a Train Accident

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

 An impact from a train can be tremendously devastating, leaving victims with traumatic, lifelong injuries. In California, various individuals have suffered perhaps one of the worst injuries imaginable after a train accident — an amputation. Amputees struggle to continue with their lives after train accidents, and they may lose the ability to earn an… Read More »

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What Are BART’s Recent Plans on Improving Public Safety and Security?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Rider safety is now the number one concern of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors. At a meeting on September 27, BART directors and the general public were able to meet and discuss a new safety and security plan. After three homicides and other deadly crimes that have happened at BART… Read More »

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Was Your Car Hit By A Train?

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

If your car was hit by a train, you should listen to this insightful video by Mary Alexander of Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C.

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All Aboard: Muni Trains Carry Risk of Injury to Riders in San Francisco

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

All Aboard: Muni Trains Carry Risk of Injury to Riders in San Francisco The Muni light-rail system provides commuters to, from and around San Francisco with an ease of travel. The benefits of Muni’s light-rail system are many, including avoiding the cost and hunt for parking, eliminating the headache of being stuck in traffic… Read More »

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Government Relaxes Train Safety Rules for California and the Nation

By Mary Alexander & Associates, P.C. |

Government Relaxes Train Safety Rules for California and the Nation This spring, the White House drew back the scope of the Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008, which require all railroads to install crash-avoidance systems on its railways. Now, railroads that do not carry passengers or toxic materials are exempt from the regulation. The… Read More »

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