Public Transit Accidents
The drivers of light rail trains, buses, and other public transportation vehicles are meant to be highly trained and particularly careful with the safety of others, especially their own passengers. When drivers fail in their responsibilities, they can be held accountable.Involved in an Accident With a Train or Bus?
At Corsiglia McMahon & Allard, L.L.P., in San Jose, our experienced personal injury trial lawyers represent public transportation passengers and others injured by mass transit vehicles. Contact us today for a free consultation. You will zero attorneys' fees unless we win your case. Call (408) 289-1417. We serve clients throughout the Bay Area, including clients in San Jose, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, and Santa Clara.Representing Passengers Injured by Negligent Drivers
Public transportation authorities and their drivers owe a particularly high duty of care toward their passengers. In legal terms, they are known as common carriers. In California, this category includes the light rail system and public buses as well as private bus companies.
If you have been injured in a light rail accident or other public transportation accident, we may be able to help you recover compensation from the responsible organization.
Most public transportation accidents occur when someone is getting on or off a vehicle and the driver pulls away too quickly. Motor vehicle accidents involving public transit vehicles can also cause catastrophic injuries and even fatalities, possibly to large numbers of people.Seeking Compensation for People Injured in Public Transit Collisions
Our firm also represents victims who have been struck by light rail trains, buses, and other mass transit vehicles while riding in other vehicles or walking. Trains and buses are heavy vehicles that can cause serious accidents, so their drivers need to be particularly careful.
If you have been injured in any type of light rail or other public transportation accident, do not hesitate to contact us at (408) 289-1417. Our San Jose public transportation accident attorneys are widely recognized within the legal profession for their dedication to clients’ rights and interests.