Injuries sustained in public transportation accidents can vary from moderate bruising, whiplash, and breaks and sprains right up to the most severe injuries such as head and brain injuries, spine injuries and even fatalities. Regardless of the seriousness of your injury, our specialist public transportation accident lawyers** can assist. Call us now on 01793 393184 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you right away.
We can assist you with making a claim if you were injured on any kind of public transport, such as: a bus, tram, taxi or train.
Public Transport Injury Claims, Swindon
There are a number of circumstances under which you might suffer a personal injury on public transportation. Some of the most common examples of accidents on public transport are:
- A slip, trip or fall on the bus or train;
- When the mode of transportation stops suddenly;
- A road traffic accident;
- A crash as a result of negligent driving.
This list is not extensive, and regardless of how your accident happened you might be able to claim settlement where your injury was caused by somebody else’s actions. You will be able to claim settlement where the accident was not your fault, including as a result of:
- Driver mistake
- Defective equipment or devices
- Staff carelessness
You may be able to make a claim against the public service provider. This will be the airplane, bus, ferryboat or train operator or a trip operator if you booked the transport as part of a trip. You may be able to make a claim if you were hurt while on vacation abroad.
Making a Public Transport Personal Injury Claim
The claims procedure includes showing 2 things; that the provider owed you what is called ‘a duty of care’, as well as demonstrating that this duty of care was breached.
Those accountable for running public transportation are under a commitment to perform their responsibilities with the ability and care anticipated of somebody in their position. This means they ought to refrain from doing anything that would cause their guests to suffer an injury.
Personal injury claims in the UK follow a set procedure, and we will guide you through this procedure gathering sufficient evidence to support your claim. Evidence frequently used to support public transportation accident claims consists of:
- Photographs of the accident
- Photographs of injuries you suffered
- Statements of witnesses to the accident
- Details of your injury
Most personal injury claims do not continue to court and are settled after a period of negotiation between the legal team and insurance company. To discover out how our expert public transportation accident claims group members can assist you, contact us today.
Contact Our Specialist Public Transport Claim Personal Injury Lawyers**
If you have been involved in a public transportation accident and have suffered an injury, take the initial step on your road to healing and call our friendly team. Contact our specialist public transportation accident payment lawyers** in Swindon today by calling 01793 393184 or submit our online enquiry form and a member of our group will call you right back.
*Other costs may be payable
**Personal Injury Swindon have a team of technical claims qualifiers who will speak with you and if you have, in our opinion, a valid claim we can refer your case to one of the personal injury solicitors on our panel.