Public Transportation Accidents in San Diego

Involved in an accident with a train, trolley, or bus?

When we step onto the bus or The Trolley, we expect it to deliver us where we want to go, safely and relatively on time. After all, the drivers of light rail trains, trolleys, school buses, metro buses, taxicabs, and shuttle buses are supposed to be highly trained. Each day they are entrusted with the safety of their passengers and other motorists on the road. Sometimes, however, they are not properly trained or they make an error.

Such inexperience can lead to disastrous results.

When the bus isn't on time, it is not a violation of our legal rights. However, when a person gets hurt or killed in a light rail or bus accident, the disabled individual or the family of the deceased may indeed have a legal right to compensation for the loss. If you've been injured in a trolley accident or other public transportation accident, our personal injury lawyers may be able to help you recover compensation from the responsible organization.

The Importance of Acting Quickly After an Accident

All personal injury and wrongful death claims must be brought within certain time limits. If the claim is against a mass transit agency such as the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, you may have to act even more quickly to secure your right to seek compensation via a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. To learn more about our reputation for excellence in serious injury cases, call (619) 215-1488 to schedule your free consultation.

Representing Passengers Injured by Negligent Drivers

Public transportation authorities owe a high duty of care toward their passengers. In California, this category includes the light rail system, public buses and even private bus companies.

At The McClellan Law Firm, our injury attorneys handle claims involving the following:

In addition to helping injured passengers, we represent people who have been struck by light rail trains, buses and other mass transit vehicles while walking or riding in other vehicles.

Turn to The McClellan Law Firm for Dedicated Counsel

The McClellan Law Firm is fortunate to have built up a powerful team to mount strong cases on our clients' behalf with the goal of obtaining just compensation. We have a reputation for getting results, especially in cases involving complex injury claims. A victim of a public bus accident or train derailment deserves representation from a law firm that can stand up against the resources of the government body responsible for the accident.

For more than two decades, The McClellan Law Firm have represented people who were severely injured and the families of those who were killed. In fact, we have recovered more than $250 million for our clients over our 25-year history. If you or a loved one has been injured in a light rail or other public transportation accident, contact us today for a free consultation. We are ready to fight for the level of compensation you deserve!

Set up your free consultation today by contacting The McClellan Law Firm: (619) 215-1488.

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