Standing Up For You When Injured In Mass Transit Accidents
Providing transportation for hundreds of thousands of people every day, the Metropolitan Transit Authority, the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and other mass transit services offer safe, fast and efficient transportation options for commuters throughout Jersey City and the surrounding communities.
At Lerner, Piermont & Riverol, P.A., we represent individuals who have suffered injuries while using public transportation services. Although the chances of being injured while riding a train or bus are fewer than those associated with driving a car, accidents can and do happen. If you or a loved one was injured while utilizing public transportation services, you may be entitled to compensation to aid in your recovery and can implement changes that protect future riders from suffering the same fate.
Never make assumptions when it comes to your health after an accident. Contact our attorneys to ensure you are protected should future ailments arise; call 201-653-0405 today.
We Represent Commuters Throughout New Jersey
For the millions of people living in Jersey City and the New York metropolitan area, public transportation is an essential part of everyday life. From commuting to work to efficiently traveling from place to place in a densely populated urban area, trains, buses, ferries and taxis provide the infrastructure that allows the city to thrive.
It’s when these services fail that negligence and oversight are brought under a critical light. Experienced in taking on insurance companies as well as private, commercial and government entities, we know what it takes to achieve a positive outcome on behalf of our clients.
Many Types Of Injuries And Accidents
Some of the most common mass transit accidents our attorneys see include:
- Bus accidents
- Train and subway accidents, such as derailments
- Trolley incidents
- Taxi accidents
- Accidents involving ferries
- Improperly maintained terminals or platforms
A variety of injuries may result from these types of accidents. Ranging from cosmetic injuries like scrapes and bruises to broken bones, severe lacerations and, in some instances, death, our attorneys have handled all types of mass transit incidents and understand the delicate nature of navigating the numerous channels of government and private interests when pursuing justice and due compensation.