Mass Transit systems and public transportation are some of the easiest, eco-friendly and convenient ways to get to and from wherever you need to go. However mass transit accidents are some of the most harmful and dangerous accidents to happen.
Causes of Mass Transit Accidents
Mass transit accidents can be caused by variety of things. A simple mistake of the driver, can cause a train or a bus to flip over. The most common causes of mass transit accidents are:
- Accidents by the pilot, driver or captain
- The result of another driver or pedestrian on the road
- Driver Error
Common Injuries Caused By Mass Transit Accidents
Because there are a lot of people on mass transit systems, typically the injuries of a mass transit accident are more severe than those of a regular car accident. Since the injuries are more severe, you’ll need the help of a legal professional to help your through the pain and suffering as well as the aftercare of the accident. Some of the commonly seen injuries caused by mass transit accidents are:
- Fractured or broken bones
- Herniated discs
- Head and brain injuries
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Back and neck injuries
The Next Steps
If you or one of your loved ones have been injured by a mass transit accident, you need to act fast. The statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim has a small window. Call Attorney Joe Lucé at (972) 562-9700 or contact him online today for more information about how to deal with mass transit accident aftercare.