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Public transport companies have a duty to keep you safe
Being on public transport means the driver is responsible for the safety of all their passengers, weather that is on a bus, a taxi, or even a ferry. By using public transport, you are paying someone to get you to your destination safely.
The driver has a duty of care to his passengers, and while we understand that accidents are not always preventable, there is no reason why you should have to suffer in silence. You should not be put at risk or at a disadvantage due to someone else’s negligence.
Accidents on public transport can result in serious, life changing injuries. If you, or someone you know, has been injured as a result of an accident on public transport, then you may be entitled to compensation. Not only can we help you claim compensation for your mental and physical injuries, but we can also assist you with covering the costs of how it has affected your daily life.
Call our specially trained advisors today on 0121 8276 446, here they will be able to provide you with all the assistance you need.
Accidents on buses.
Having an accident on a bus is one of the most common type of public transport accident. Being a passenger on a bus you are not required by law to wear a seatbelt, making you more prone to suffer injury in the even of an accident.
An accident on a bus does not have to bean a collision. It can also be injury caused from falling over a wet floor which has not been cleaned, the bus braking too hard which results in you being injured, or even from the bus driver pulling away from the stop before you have had a chance to secure yourself into a seat or standing up holding on to something.
If you have been involved in a type of bus accident within the last 3 years, call our specialist advisors today on 0121 8276 446 today to see how we can assist you.
Accidents on the train or tube.
It is the duty of the train company to ensure the safety of the trains and stations, and ensure they are well maintained and free from hazards.
Accident on a train or within the station can happen for a number of reasons such as:-
- If the doors of the train are not working properly, and end up closing on you.
- Wet floor due to spillages which have not been dealt with
- A stairway that has not been maintained properly.
If you have been involved in an accident on a train or within the station in the last 3 years, call our specialist advisors today on 0121 8276 446 today to see how we can assist you.
Road traffic accidents in taxis.
Being a passenger in a taxi means you are expecting the driver to get you to your destination without harm. It is their responsibility to ensure they are fully alert and complying with the law.
Having an accident while being a passenger in a taxi can have devastating results. The fault of the accident can lie with either party, weather that is with your driver or the driver of another vehicle.
A few ways in which the accidents can occur are:-
2. Reckless driving.
4. Loss of control.
If you are able to, take note of the taxi company, their registration, and the name and badge number of the taxi driver.
If you have been involved in an accident as a passenger in a taxi in the last 3 years, call our specialist advisors today on 0121 8276 446 today to see how we can assist you.
Accidents on ferries or boats.
Ferries and boats are usually used to travel to, and between, holiday destinations. Being on board a ferry or boat means you are relying on the person in control to reach your destination safely.
Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and there may be circumstances where you or a loved one has been injured while travelling.
A few ways in which you may become injured are:-
1. Getting food poisoning after eating a meal on the ferry
2.Your boat or ferry colliding into another boat or ferry
3. Objects which have not been secured hitting or hurting you.
If you have been involved in an accident as a passenger on a boat or ferry in the last 3 years, call our specialist advisors today on 0121 8276 446 today to see how we can assist you.
Making a claim for a public transport injury.
Having an accident and suffering an injury while using public transport can have severe physical and mental consequences for you. In the event of this occurring, we are on hand to assist with getting you through this.
Once you have spoken to our specially trained advisors and provided them with all the details, they will then be able to present you with your options on how to proceed.
We will never pressure you into making a claim, we will simply offer you with the advice that you need and allow you to make your own informed decision.
Call us today on 0121 8276 446 to speak to one of our specially trained advisors.
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