Any Philadelphia commuter is familiar with the red, white, and blue frame of a speeding SETPA bus. A SEPTA Accident Lawyer Philadelphia PA trusts to litigate these claims is acutely aware of the many serious injuries that occur on SEPTA buses, trains, and trolleys each year. In fact, in a recent report, SEPTA’s safety record […]
42 Passengers Injured in West Philadelphia SEPTA Train Accident
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, better known as SEPTA, carries over 300 million passengers each year. Most SEPTA trips end safely, but serious accidents occasionally occur. One such accident took place this morning, August 22, 2017, when a SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an empty train stopped at the 69th Street Transportation Center […]
Is the Driver Liable When a Bicyclist Gets Hit by a SEPTA Bus in Philadelphia?
When a SEPTA bus hits a bicyclist in Center City, University City, South Philly, or any other neighborhood of Philadelphia, the driver may be liable for resulting injuries or fatalities depending on how and why the collision occurred. If a SEPTA bus hit one of your family members while they were riding their bike in […]
I Was Hit by a SEPTA Bus While Riding My Bike in Philadelphia
Most Philadelphians know the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority as SEPTA. SEPTA buses make thousands of journeys every day, and unfortunately, sometimes strike bicyclists. In many cases, collisions with cyclists occur because the bus driver was intoxicated, fatigued, or downright careless in their operation of the vehicle and leaving you with the need for a SEPTA […]
When is SEPTA at Fault in an Accident?
Over half a million people in Pennsylvania depend on the SEPTA transit system as a regular part of daily life. With the many transportation options including buses, trolley lines, regional rail, CCT Connect and even a Casino Service, SEPTA can get you almost anywhere you need to go. Usually, passengers are safely transported to their final destination safely and […]
1 Dead, 2 Injured in Fatal Car Accident in Philadelphia
According to 6ABC Action News, an SUV slammed into a utilitiy pole in Southwest Philadelphia early sunday morning killing one person and injuring two others. The car crash occured around 2:45 a.m. near the intersection of Island Avenue and Lindberg Boulevard. A silver Chevy Equinox knocked over a utility pole and was found with major front end damage […]
Driver Critically Injured following SEPTA Train Accident
According to a recent ABC 6 news report, a SEPTA train smashed into a car in Delaware County, PA on Sunday, June 21. The SEPTA train accident occurred around 2:40 pm at the 100 block o East Brookhaven Road. The train struck a car which was operated by a 90-year old man. The 90 year old driver had […]