How Often are People Hurt in SEPTA Accident?
Each day, thousands of people in Southeastern Pennsylvania depend on SEPTA for transportation. It is an inexpensive and convenient way for getting around Philadelphia. The vast majority of the time, passengers make it to their destination safely and without incident. However, sometimes serious and life changing accidents do happen. If you are injured or a loved one is killed in a a SEPTA accident Philadelphia personal injury lawyer Brent Wieand can help.
Attorney Wieand has years of experience helping victims of SEPTA accidents recover compensation for their injuries and economic losses – such as pain and suffering, accident related medical bills, lost wages, loss of earnings capacity and more. He can often tell you in your initial telephone consulation whether you have a viable injury claim.
Upon retention as your attorney, Brent will handle all aspects of your claim including providing legal notice to SETPA, conducting an thorough investigation and preserving evidence needed to prove your claim in court. He has practical experience working with treating doctors and other experts which are often needed to prove complicated aspects of personal injury claims. After successfully representing hundreds of personal injury victims, it is safe to say there is very little he hasn’t seen.
If you have questions about your legal rights following a SEPTA accident, or would like to bring a claim for injuries or wrongful death, call SEPTA accident lawyer Brent Wieand for a free legal consultation at 1(888) 789-3161.
Attorney Wieand is proud to represent clients who live in the areas of Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester and Bucks Counties. He will work on a contigency fee basis so that you never owe costs or fees unless he recovers money for you.
What types of SEPTA Personal Injury Claims do you Handle?
Attorney Wieand is proud to represent accident victims in a wide variety of personal injury matters. Generally speaking, in order to bring a personal injury claim vs SEPTA, you will need prove that SEPTA negligently caused you to suffer an injury and that their actions fell under an exception to sovereign immunity.
SEPTA Slip and Fall Injury / Trip and Fall Injury
If you are hurt by a defective condition of SEPTA’s premises you may be able to bring a claim for your injuries. Notably, not all dangerous conditions will meet the criteria needed to bring a claim. An experienced SEPTA slip and fall accident lawyer can help you determine if the circumstances surrounding your fall will allow you to recover compensation for your injuries.
SEPTA Bus Accidents
Due to the sheer number of SEPTA buses traveling on Philadelphia’s city streets, SEPTA accidents are a common occurrence. If you are injured due to the negligent operation of a SEPTA bus as a passenger, pedestrian or driver of another vehicle SEPTA accident attorney Brent Wieand can help.
SEPTA v. Pedestrian Accidents
The massive size and weight of SEPTA vehicles can cause devastating injuries to pedestrians. Unlike other vehicles on the road, pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists are not surrounded by a protective shell to shield them from harm. For this reason, collisions between pedestrians and vehicles are often the most serious.
SEPTA Premises Liability Claims
Sometimes people are hurt by the defective condition of SETPA’s premises. Whether you are hurt by a crumbling SEPTA platform ceiling or a malfunctioning door that violently slams closed, SEPTA may be liable if it negligently created or failed to fix the hazardous condition.
SEPTA Train Accidents / SEPTA Trolley Accidents
Although rare, SEPTA train accidents and trolley accidents do happen. Some common causes of train accidents include operator error, equipment malfunction and failure to keep the train in a reasonably safe operating condition.
Don’t wait to Call an Experienced Attorney in Philadelphia
If you were hurt in a SEPTA accident there are strict notice deadlines you must meet or you could lose the right to bring a claim. Thus, it is imperative to call an attorney as soon as possible after your accident.
The lawyer you choose to represent you in a personal injury case can have a dramatic effect on the outcome of your case. Attorney Wieand has the experience and skills needed to seamlessly guide you through the litigation process. The time following a serious accident can be stressful and traumatic. Your personal injury lawsuit doesn’t need to be.
Call Brent Wieand at 1(888) 789-3161 and put his experience to work for you!
Disclaimer: This document does not constitute legal advice. You should always consult an experienced injury attorney with any legal questions or concerns you may have regarding your personal injury case.