Public Transit Accidents in Teaneck & Union City
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When you ride on public transit, you rely on the driver or operator to transport you and the other passengers safely. The sheer weight and size of a train, ferry, or other types of public transit vehicle can do massive damage if they get off track, causing an accident. While public transit accidents seem rare, they do occur and they cause catastrophic injuries. If you have been hurt in an accident of this nature, our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C. can help.
If you need someone to turn to, we are here for you. Contact us now at (201) 254-8484.
Types of Public Transit Accidents
Public transit accidents can be extremely difficult to investigate because of the unique circumstances and often times, lack of reliable witnesses. If you are suffering from injuries incurred in a public transit accident, you should not have to argue with insurance or file a lawsuit on your own. Our Teaneck personal injury lawyers can work with you on your personal injury suit to obtain damages for your injuries.
Our firm can represent you if you have been involved in any of the following public transit accidents:
- Aviation accidents
- Railroad accidents
- Shuttle van accidents
- Ferry boat accidents
- Taxi cab accidents
- Public bus accidents
- Commuter train accidents
- School bus accidents
Common Causes of Public Transit Accidents
Two of the most common types of public transit accidents are bus and train accidents, both of which can lead to severe injuries and even fatalities. There are many different situations which can cause accidents of this nature, all of which we investigate thoroughly to determine liability.
A few of the most common causes of public transit accidents include:
- Excessive cargo weight
- Defective gates
- Engineer or operator negligence
- Railway malfunction
- Signal malfunction
- Fatigued operator
- Poor maintenance
Please call our firm anytime at (201) 254-8484 if you would like to set up a case consult with a New Jersey personal injury attorney.