Public Transit Accidents Lawyers In La Habra, Culver City, Encinitas & Menlo Park

Public transit is very popular in places with a large number of people. It is the major way to commute because it’s affordable and the easiest way to move around large groups of people. For this reason, many organizations encourage the use of public transit as a way to reduce traffic congestion and find a more environmentally way to travel. Also, for people who don’t drive, especially the senior population, public transit has become the main way to get around.

As cities grow, so does the need for public transportation. This is true for all metro areas, and the same is true for California which is known in the United States and being one of the busiest states. There are many good features to public transit and it should be kept in bigger states and cities. But public transit has a downside too. The more public transit is used, the higher the chance of people getting injured.

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A personal injury that involves public transit

Can have a severe negative impact on the person who has been injured. When someone has become injured in a public transit accident in California, the victim is entitled to compensation for the pain and suffering that they underwent. That is what the state’s legal system says. Unfortunately, getting that compensation isn’t always as easy and simple as it should be. Which is why it’s essential for victims in public transit accidents to seek appropriate legal representation. Appropriate legal representation means that the victim will need to hire Braff Injury Trial Law Group, specifically when dealing with public transit incidents.

Public Transit Liability of the accident

Public transit accidents can be complicated because there are often so many different government agencies involved in the daily operations of these types of transportation. With that many levels involved in the maintenance and operation of the vehicles means there are more people to deal with (or who have something to lose) if public transit becomes responsible for the injury of a person.

Examples of public transit go beyond a bus, which is what most people think when they envision public transit. Public transport includes the running, maintenance and training of operators in any vehicle used for mass public transportation such as:

Determining real liability in a public transit accident can be very difficult because there are so many at-fault parties that maybe involved. Each party is self-serving and wants to make sure they are not held liable or punished for the accident. Punishments can vary from financially to criminal charges to losing a job due to the accident.

Braff Injury Trial Law Group recognizes

That public transit accidents are traumatic and often result in spinal cord injuries, broken bones or traumatic brain injuries. As the victim, you are entitled to seek compensation for the expenses connected to the injury like loss of wages and medical expenses, among other damages. Injury victims can also seek compensation for lost income due to an inability to work as a result of the injuries sustained in the public transit accident.

An experienced law firm will navigate the legal system and fight for compensation for you, so that you can focus on healing. Contact us today for a free consultation.