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Fort Lauderdale Public Transportation Accident

Operators of mass transit vehicles, including trains and buses, must undergo extensive driving instruction, screening, and safety training. If you have been involved in a mass transit accident in Fort Lauderdale or another Florida city, how can you be sure that the vehicle was safely maintained and that the operator was qualified to operate their vehicle safely? Have there been safety infractions related to the buses or trains before? Does the operator have a list of previous violations? Asking these questions after a serious accident is important as it allows you to pursue compensation if you qualify for it, ensuring that you do not have to pay for hospital bills and other considerable costs out-of-pocket.

A legal team of attorneys can uncover information about negligence and can help you pursue a claim so that you can recover financial damages for your injuries. If you need answers after a public transportation accident or would like to review your situation with a personal injury attorney, do not hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group at any time for a free, no obligation case review.

What Will Happen After a Mass Transit Collision

After a public transit accident, one of the things that will happen immediately is that the attorneys for the mass transit company or their insurers will immediately contact anyone who has been injured in order to make a settlement offer. These individuals may be very nice and settlement offer may seem generous or fair. Unfortunately, this does not mean that the settlement money will cover the full cost of your injuries, lost wages, and other expenses.

You may feel pressured to sign documentation immediately after this type of accident, but it is very important not to do so. The attorneys working for the insurers or the public transportation company are representing the interests of their clients, not looking out for your best interests. You need to speak with a personal injury who will look out for your best interests to ensure that you do not inadvertently sign away your rights for less than the full compensation that you deserve. If you sign away your rights, you may find yourself paying for medical costs, incidental costs, lost wages, and other expenses related to your injuries out of pocket.

Unfortunately, this can end up costing you tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime, leaving you in severe financial distress. Don't let this happen to you. Contact a personal injury attorney in Fort Lauderdale or your community immediately following your accident to ensure that you protect your rights and interests.

Do You Need Legal Advice? Call Us

The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group have the knowledge and experience to seek justice and compensation from public agencies, including public transit authorities. If a municipality or public transit authority has caused your injuries due to faulty equipment, negligent employees, or other situations, our team of attorneys will aggressively fight on your behalf in order to ensure that your rights are protected. Contact us today if you have been injured. You can schedule your free, no obligation case consultation by using our website or by calling our 24-hour phone lines at 866-352-9626.

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