Philadelphia Bus And Septa Accident Lawyer

The Levin Firm is the Philadelphia bus and SEPTA accident law firm that understands that most citizens in the Philadelphia metropolitan area know about the many convenient public transportation options offered in our area. Our PA and NJ plaintiffs’ attorneys know that while SEPTA and other bus companies provide a great convenience to us, we are not immune from being involved in traffic accidents while riding in their vehicles, and when that happens, our bus and SEPTA clients need a lawyer that is ready to fight for them. Sometimes these accidents are the fault of the bus or SEPTA driver, and other times they are the fault of another vehicle’s driver. SEPTA runs bus, train, trolley and subway services. Private bus companies also operate public and chartered bus trips to other cities such as New York, Washington DC, and Atlantic City.
When bus and SEPTA accidents occur, injuries to passengers are likely. Passengers are often required to stand on crowded buses, trains and trolleys, and even those who are sitting do not have the benefit of seatbelts. These factors make passengers much more prone to injuries.

Because of their large size and heavy weight, bus and SEPTA accidents are also very likely to be fatal or cause serious injuries to nonoccupants, such as pedestrians or occupants of other vehicles.

Because private bus companies and SEPTA are “common carriers” under the law, they are held to a high standard of care in ensuring the safety of their passengers. If the company fails to meet this standard of care, they are deemed negligent. However, because SEPTA is a state agency, and state government is protected from suit by certain immunities, bringing a successful SEPTA claim can be a bit challenging. This is why, if you have been injured in a bus or SEPTA accident, you need an attorney who understands the law and the system and who knows the best way to help you with your specific case.

At The Levin Firm, we understand that representing bus and SEPTA accident victims requires particular types of skills and knowledge, as well as ability to understand your rights. We fight to recover the many types of damages and compensation our clients are entitled to, including medical expenses, hospital bills, rehabilitations expenses, lost earnings, future wage losses, lost earning capacity, physical disabilities, scars, loss of a limb, brain and head injuries, emotional distress, depression, anxiety, grief, and pain and suffering. We understand these issues, and work with our clients, their friends and family, as well as their doctors, psychologists, long-term care planners, and others – to assure that our clients receive not only the finest legal representation, but also the finest support and medical care.
Representing bus and SEPTA accident victims requires a team of aggressive investigators and lawyers all devoting their maximum effort to their clients. At The Levin Firm, our Pennsylvania and New Jersey personal injury attorneys investigate every claim so that we may aggressively and zealously represent our clients and obtain the best possible results.

When you need a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or New Jersey personal injury attorney to represent you, a family member or friend who has suffered a bus or SEPTA accident injury, contact The Levin Firm, who represent every client zealously in order to obtain the best results possible in each case.

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