People use public transportation for a variety of different reasons. For the most part, it is reliable, convenient and safe. That being said, thousands of Americans are injured in public transportation accidents every year and many of these accidents will result in serious consequences for those affected. To get more information about what you can do following a public transportation accident, speak with a Compton public transportation injury attorney.
Public transportation accidents
With the many different forms of public transportation, there can be the potential for many different types of accidents and injuries. Every different mode of transportation has its own risks and the way that a personal injury lawyer will handle a claim may vary between two different forms of transportation. An accident with a bus will have very little in common with an accident on a train and these differences have to be accounted for in the injury claim. The following is a list of some of the forms of transportation that could be involved in a public transportation injury claim.
- Shuttle services
Public transportation accidents and wrongful death
It is not uncommon for a person to die as the result of a public transportation accident. When this occurs, the family of the deceased may have the right to file a lawsuit for wrongful death. In these cases, the claimant may seek compensation for the lost income of the deceased party, the loss of support and companionship and they may also receive compensation for any expenses that were connected with the death of the individual.
Hire a qualified public transportation accident lawyer
Claims for injury and wrongful death in public transportation accidents require the skills of attorney that has experience in this field. These cases often need extensive research and a thorough investigation on the part of the legal team.
With the Quirk Law Group, you get a team that knows their way around public transportation laws and we have the resources to properly investigate these claims. Call us now to schedule a consultation with one of our Compton public transportation injury attorneys.