When people trust public transportation to take them from one place to another, it can be a big shock when something goes wrong. Mass transit vehicles are not immune from serious accidents, and passengers can easily be hurt.
If an accident occurs between two passenger cars, people often have a clear understanding of who is responsible for the accident. This gives people a clearer understanding of how to respond to an accident. However, in a mass transit accident, it may be more difficult to determine who is responsible for the accident. It could be the person operating the vehicle, a pilot, or bus driver, for example, or it might be the owner of the vehicle, like a bus company. In these cases, identifying who is responsible for the accident can be important when trying to collect compensation for the damage done.
As people recover from a serious mass transit accident, they may not be in a position to determine who is responsible for the accident. However, our law firm is. Since 1996, we have worked on behalf of individuals injured in mass transit accidents. We work with a variety of experts, from medical professionals to accident reconstruction experts, to fully investigate the accident. Whether it was caused by mechanical failure, negligent driving or other circumstances, we can get to the bottom of the accident.
By determining what caused the accident, we can help people get the compensation they deserve. This compensation can help people get medical treatment, rehabilitation and other necessary services following an accident. It can also ensure that people are not left with staggering medical bills as a result of their injuries.
Carter Law Offices can help Missouri residents following a mass transit accident. For more information on the services that we can provide, please see our mass transit accidents webpage.