Lawsuit Settlement Funding Firm Reports Deadly Railroad Accident where Metro-North Train Hit SUV in Westchester County, NY

Case Funding Firm says public transportation accidents, such as the recent railroad accident that killed seven people and injured a dozen others, are cases in which they can assist injured plaintiffs with obtaining lawsuit funding.

Feb 10, 2015, 05:00 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

YONKERS, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports that a deadly railroad accident occurred Tuesday, February 3rd when a Metro-North train hit an SUV that was on the tracks. It was the deadliest crash to ever occur in the railroad's history. The Metro-North train was passing through Westchester County around 6:30 pm when it struck the SUV on the tracks at a crossing at Commerce Street in Valhalla, NY. The SUV was stopped on the tracks and the crossing gates were down when the train struck the SUV, resulting in a fire that consumed not only the vehicle but the first car of the train as well. Amidst the collision and explosion, the third rail of the track went through the front train car. The driver of the SUV was killed as well as six people aboard the train. Ten others were seriously injured, and two people aboard the train had injuries that were not life-threatening. The victims were taken to local hospitals. Investigations are being made on how and why this happened.

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Patty Kirby, COO and Head of Client Relations, commented on the recent incident, "The recent accident on the Metro-North train that was traveling to the New Haven Connecticut area was a true tragedy that will most likely end up with numerous wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits being filed. However, liability in these types of accidents can be difficult to prove, and unfortunately, injured parties or families of wrongful death suits could wait years until the cases are settled or adjudicated through the courts. Fortunately for plaintiffs who cannot wait until their settlement checks arrive, they have immediate access to our pre-settlement cash advance programs."      

In light of the recent horrific train incident, Legal-Bay reaffirms their dedication to assisting victims involved in public transportation incidents in New York City or other major cities. These cases include MTA bus accidents, FELA train cases, taxi cab or limo accidents, Long Island Railroad or New York City subway accidents, Commercial Airline accidents, and accidents on boats or Staten Island Ferry or Jones Act cases. For more information on Legal-Bay's accident lawsuit funding programs and a list of cases funded, visit:

If you, or a loved one, are in need of some financial support due to an accident, feel free to call Legal-Bay on its toll-free hotline at: 877.571.0405 where live agents are standing by 24 hours a day to assist you in this time of need. You may also apply online at: and an agent will respond to your request shortly.

Disclaimer:  Legal-Bay's programs are non-recourse lawsuit cash advances, also known as case funding, which means you only repay the settlement advance if you win your case. None of the programs should be considered to be a lawsuit loan, lawsuit loans, settlement loans, settlement loan, pre-settlement loans, or a pre-settlement loan. To learn more about how Legal-Bay's funding process works, visit:

Contact:  Patty Kirby, COO/Head of Client Relations
              Ph. 877.571.0405 Email