If you, a family member or someone you know was involved in the Amtrak Cascades derailment in Washington State members of the news media may contact you. But given the fact that victim/survivors may have a potential legal claim for injuries, damages, or other harms and losses they should think twice before agreeing to an interview.
It may be wise to avoid speaking to the news media until you have legal representation. And you should work with a media-savvy attorney who can help determine the best course of action.
The attorneys and media management team at Davis Law Group have authored an 18-page report to help victims of major accidents understand the pros and cons of speaking with reporters. The report also addresses the type of media management services that a law firm which has extensive media experience should provide for clients for whom media coverage is a serious consideration.
For more detailed information about the disaster, read AMTRAK CASCADES DERAILMENT DISASTER: A Legal Guide For Accident Victims/Survivors by the experienced team of train accident lawyers at Davis Law Group.