South Windsor Mass Transit Accidents Attorney

The law office of Berman & Russo offers legal representation in Harford, Connecticut, for clients involved in many different types of transportation accidents. Mass transit accidents can include school transportation accidents, bus accidents, and train accidents.

Millions of passengers travel on the Connecticut Statewide Bus System. Injuries that occur on buses and trains can involve many different parties who may be liable for the losses of victims. If you have been injured in a mass transit accident, the attorneys at Berman & Russo can help you understand which parties may be liable for your injuries.

Passenger Train Accidents and Commuter Rail Accidents

Connecticut residents use the Shore Line East rail line and the Metro-North New Haven rail line every day as modes of transportation. These rail lines operate in a dependable manner and do not often pose a risk of serious bodily injury to passengers. Sometimes, however, an accident or derailment will cause serious bodily injury or even death to passengers.

Public transportation can sometimes be caused by one of the following factors:

Mass transit accidents injure many passengers, and this is especially true if the passenger vehicle is overcrowded or features inadequate seating.

Ferry Accidents

The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company carries passengers to Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Port Jefferson, New York. Ferry accidents occuring in Connecticut and are often caused by one or more of the following events:

Ferry accidents can injur individuals and property. Some injured victims may drown during ferry accidents because they are unable to swim or are affected by injuries. The attorneys at Berman & Russo in South Windsor, Connecticut, can help you if you or a loved one has suffered bodily injury during a mass transit accident.

Connecticut School Transportation Accidents and Bus System Accidents

Bus accidents are much more common than train derailments or other forms of train accidents. The Connecticut Statewide Bus System provides public transportation across the state of Connecticut, and the Greater Bridgeport Transit system offers public bus transportation in the following areas: Milford, Westport, Norwalk, Monroe, Derby, Shelton, Stratford, Fairfield, Trumbull, and Bridgeport.

Connecticut’s 149 school districts contract with bus companies and independent operators to transport students. School bus accidents are often caused by one of the following factors:

Do I Need a Lawyer for a South Windsor Mass Transit Accident Case?

Yes. While mass transit accidents result in most of the same injuries as crashes involving private motor vehicles, that’s where the similarities end. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a South Windsor mass transit accident, you will need legal guidance from an attorney with ample experience dealing with these unique aspects of mass transit accidents:

What Are Common Injuries in South Windsor Mass Transit Accidents?

Mass transit accident victims usually suffer the following injuries:

Passengers, motorists, pedestrians, and other mass transit accident victims must receive medical attention immediately. Otherwise, you risk exacerbating your injuries and hurting your claim. Our lawyers can also help you file a claim for wrongful death if a family member died in a mass transit accident.

What Damages Can I Recover in a South Windsor Mass Transit Accident?

The mass transit accident attorneys at Berman & Russo will do everything possible to get you the full value of your claim. We will seek all available damages to cover your losses, which can include the following:

Contact the Mass Transit Attorneys at Berman & Russo Today to Schedule a Free Consultation

Contact Berman & Russo today to schedule a free consultation. We can help you understand which parties may be liable for a mass transit accident during which you suffered serious bodily injury. Our experienced attorneys can help you preserve your legal rights by representing you with skill and candor.