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Can I receive damages after a mass transit accident?

Mass transit is a form of transportation that individuals can take to get to and from work. They may use it to travel to and from other places as well. It can be a convenient way to get from place to place. It may also prove to be easier and less costly than owning and maintaining a motor vehicle. This can prove to be even more true in urban areas. When individuals are in a city, they may be unable to keep their cars due to a lack of parking or expensive parking. This can encourage them to use mass transportation instead. Unfortunately, mass transit accidents are still able to occur. Buses and trains can get into accidents that leave passengers injured. When passengers are injured in a mass transit accident, whether it is in a bus or a train, they are able to collect damages from the accident. They can seek legal action against the company that runs the transportation or the municipality in charge of it.

How can these accidents occur?

Accidents can occur every day due to a variety of reasons. It could be attributed to driver error, technical difficulties with the bus or train or something stemming from another responsible party. This can leave the passenger feeling helpless when they are injured in these accidents because they may not be able to afford the cost of medical bills for themselves. However, they have the ability to file a lawsuit if they wish to do so to recover damages.
When individuals are passengers on mass transit, they expect to be safe just as they would expect if they were driving themselves. However, there are incidents where mass transit accidents involving trains and buses have occurred. These accidents can be detrimental to anyone involved in the accident. These accidents have the potential to cause life-changing damage due to the speed of a train and their functionality. Train accidents can occur due to driver negligence or technicalities with the train system. If these drivers are not attentive, they may cause an issue with the operation schedule or have the train going at a high speed. They must remain alert. If the trains are not inspected on a regular basis, they can become worn down and have machine failures. The upkeep of a trian is very important to safety of passengers.
Our firm understands how serious criminal and personal injury cases are. We are prepared to guide you towards a favorable outcome. If you are in need of experienced legal counsel in New Jersey, please contact The Law Office of Andrew S. Maze today for any criminal and personal injury matters.

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