Public Transit Accidents

Personal Injury Lawyers for Public Transit Accident Victims in Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette

Many residents in the cities of Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette take advantage of the public transit system when commuting to and from their jobs, to go shopping, or to visit family members and friends in the area. When a passenger boards one of these massive vehicles, he or she assumes that they will arrive at their destination safe and unharmed. Unfortunately, public transit accidents are becoming an all too common occurrence on the streets of these cities and others in the Chicago area.

In some cases, these accidents result from negligence on the part of the bus company, the bus operator, or the manufacturer of these buses. So when a passenger suffers injury, in a public transit accident, they often turn to the Makarone Law Firm to take legal action and hold all wrongdoers liable for the harm they’ve experienced. Our personal injury lawyers have vast experience and expertise when it comes to litigating for clients that have sustained injuries when riding any of the local public transit venues.

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We handle different Types of Public Transit Accident Claims and Lawsuits

Our personal injury lawyers in Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette handle a wide range of public transit accident cases for those individuals who’ve suffered injury while riding the local area buses. Some of these public transit accident cases include:

  • Accidents on local area public transit venues
  • Charter and tour bus accidents
  • Greyhound and other interstate passenger buses
  • School bus accidents
  • Shuttle bus accidents

The Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyers Romeoville, Schaumburg and Wilmette also handle lawsuits for passengers who suffer injury as a result of a public transit accident caused by other motorists and also deal with motorists who’ve been injured in bus and motor vehicle collisions. These injuries can be severe while the trauma does not seem to end. We know that and that is why our team of lawyers are compassionate and can understand your specific issues.

Common Causes of Public Transit Accidents

Our personal injury lawyers have litigated for injury victims where negligence was a factor in these types of accidents. These public transit accidents happen for a number of reasons including:

  • Defective or faulty equipment
  • Defectively designed roads or roads that are poorly maintained
  • Driver negligence resulting from alcohol and/or drug impairment, distraction, failure to observe traffic signals or signs, fatigue, inexperience, and speeding
  • Inadequate lighting, safety measures, or security
  • Incorrect dispatching
  • Lack of preventative maintenance
  • Lack of supervision and training

If you or a loved one has been injured in a public transit accident, contact the Makarone Law Firm and speak with a personal injury lawyer in Romeoville , Schaumburg and Wilmette today.