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Public Transport Accidents

Public transport accidents can cause serious injury. Whether it is car, bus or aircraft accident it can put the victim in life long suffering. If you have suffered from any public transport accident and have got minor or major injuries then you can make a personal injury compensation claim. There are various types of compensation claims that you can make in case of a public transport accident. In coach or bus accidents the compensation claim becomes more favourable as most of the time the passenger is not held responsible for such accidents. The public transport company is obliged to provide the compensation to the victim. Generally these types of accidents involve leg or arm injuries and whiplash. Most of the time during public transport accident the driver’s negligence is given the first consideration. It is essential to get the details like whether the driver broke any traffic rule or was he distracted by some other thing. In case if the driver is recklessly driver then the negligence is considered on the driver’s part.
In case of train accident it includes minor injuries that might be caused by any defective equipment such as luggage racks. These accidents can even result in fatal mishaps. To get the train accident claims you need a specialist advice and might need to get the help of a good company.

Taxi accident claims can be severe; if you are injured in a taxi accident then you should make a claim against the taxi driver as it will be the responsibility of the taxi driver or the company to provide you with the compensation. The compensation amount varies from the injury that you have received and the time length of its affect. Your compensation cost also involves the medical expenses and also the loss of earning that you might have to suffer due to the injury. Sometimes your compensation claim might get reduced, when you have broken any traffic rule like not wearing a seatbelt or jumping the light. In these types of cases the compensation can get reduced to 25 percent. If you are suffering from a personal injury then it is important to take the help of solicitor soon, which should be done not considering of who was at fault. You can claim even if it is your fault.

You can get more information if you wish to claim compensation for any kind of injury. Also you can have all the knowledge about legalities and laws involved in the public transport accidents online.

Testimonials
Work Accident Claim
Mr W was working as an electrician in a poorly lit cellar when he fell onto breeze blocks left by the contractor. He suffered a knee injury that prevented him from pursuing his dream of setting up a business on his own. Mr W was awarded £57,000.00
"I would give the money back today not to have had this accident, but I felt in safe hands with my Solicitor."
Mrs W of Portsmouth

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case