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Public Transportation Accidents: A Guide for Injury Claims

By Eugene Bruno on February 10, 2024

Public transportation plays a vital role in communities large and small, providing millions of people with affordable and efficient means of travel. Whether buses, trains, subways, or trams, public transit systems help San Diego commuters get to work, students reach their schools, and travelers explore new cities. However, despite their convenience, serious injury accidents occur on public transportation. In this blog post, we want to address some common types of public transportation accident injuries and the legal elements involved in these types of cases, as well as shed light on how a San Diego public transportation accident lawyer can help.

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Public Transportation Accidents in San Diego and the U.S.

By Aline Miranda on February 3, 2014

According to the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the year 2011 saw approximately 5,338,000 highway crashes across the country. These crashes involved passenger cars, motorcycles, heavy trucks, light trucks, motorcycles, and buses. Another 9,819 transportation accidents involved railroads such as Amtrak and other commuter trains. More than 7,000 organizations in the U. S. provide some type of public transportation. These organizations range from mass transit companies to single-vehicle service providers.

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