Elderly Woman Struck By MBTA Commuter Rail Train

An elderly Framingham woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a commuter rail train in downtown Framingham earlier this week.

The woman was struck by an inbound train near the Framingham rail station and it is still unclear as to how or why the accident occurred. The woman was medflighted to a Boston-area hospital for treatment of serious injuries and she is expected to make a full recovery.


Whether you are someone who utilizes public transit on a daily basis or only occasionally, there is always a risk of injury as the result of human error (such as an operator’s behavior), equipment failure, as well as unsafe conditions on commuting premises. Unsafe conditions can be present in a number of locations, including at bus and train stations, on station platforms, on stairways and stairwells, and on entryways, and exits.
When these types of accidents occur, victims inevitably wonder what their next step should be along with recovery from their injuries. Common concerns may include payment for medical bills, compensation for lost wages because an injury prevents a normal work schedule, property damage, pain and suffering, and long-term care and disability.

No matter what the specific details of your incident, the attorneys at the law offices at Altman & Altman have the knowledge and experience to assist clients in filing a claim against the parties responsible for their injuries and help them achieve the financial compensation they deserve and are entitled to. In addition to assisting clients receive financial relief, we also connect clients with some of the most respected and knowledgeable health professionals to ensure that they receive the highest level of care available.

At Altman & Altman LLP, our team of seasoned MBTA Accident Attorneys has successfully handled hundreds of MBTA injury cases for victims across the Commonwealth over nearly five decades. With such a remarkable amount of experience litigating an extensive range of these types of cases our team is more than equipped to successfully attain compensation our clients deserve. We recognize that MBTA accidents can unexpectedly impose a financial burden or inconvenience upon your life and that the repercussions of such accidents are can have a long-lasting effect.

If you or a loved one was recently injured in an MBTA accident, do not hesitate to contact one of our team members to discuss your legal options as well as filing a personal injury claim. Because these cases tend to be complex, it is most advised to consult with a professional who has both the knowledge and resources to help you resolve your case as quickly and efficiently as possible while also helping you attain the highest possible settlement. We pride ourselves on delivering legal counsel of the highest caliber and we promise to be by your side every step of the way-this includes being available for our clients around the clock, including nights and weekend. Call or email our office today to schedule an appointment with one of our revered attorneys. All initial consultations are completely confidential and free of charge.

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