Public Transportation Accidents
Public transportation carriers have high standards that the drivers are supposed to adhere to, yet even with such high standards there are a large number of accidents that involve public transportation in the Long Beach area. In fact, in just recent times there have been a significant number of Long Beach public transportation accidents that have resulted in serious injuries and even in death. These innocent victims are the result of driver negligence, or in some cases poor equipment maintenance which can also be translated as negligence.
Our Long Beach public transportation lawyers are well known for their ability to obtain fair settlements for their clients. For a long time, our Long Beach lawyers have been helping victims who have been injured in public transportation accidents. Victims of public transportation accidents are not always passengers. They can also be pedestrians, or the driver and occupants in a
Public Transportation Common Carriers
Public transportation common carriers, also called providers, have a duty to provide a much higher level of care to the people they are transporting, and they are held to the highest level of care under California law. Should public transportation common carriers not uphold their legal duties, passengers or other innocent victims have the right to sue for compensation for their injuries, lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
Public Transportation Accident Attorneys
The first concern for any person injured is to begin the recovery process. If you have been involved in a public transportation accident, it is important to seek medical care. Even if you don't believe you are hurt, you should undergo a medical evaluation. Some serious injuries can disguise themselves until it's too late.
Next you want to hire a Long Beach public transportation lawyer to help you.
Our lawyers have the expertise to understand the complicate rules and regulations that public transportation is required to follow, and to know whether these rules were ignored, and as a result negligence occurred. We will also use investigators and accident reconstruction experts to help your case.
Any violation of these rules will help prove your negligence case. Perhaps the driver drove beyond the hours allotted, or perhaps the driver did not complete the necessary training; whatever the violation it equals negligence. Public transportation have endless resources at their disposal, which is why they will hire an investigative team. They will also hire lawyers to fight your case.
If you have been injured in a public transportation accident, you need to act now, and begin to claim your compensation.