Sustained Injuries in a CapMetro Bus or Train Accident?
Austin Personal Injury Lawyers Give Options After Public Transportation Accidents
Austin’s public transportation carrier, Capital Metro, provides commuting options in the area, including buses, light rail trains (MetroRail) and vans for vanpooling. Accidental injuries involving Capital Metro system vehicles occur in a number of ways:
- MetroRail trains may strike pedestrians, or collide with vehicles at crossings
- MetroBus buses may strike cars, pedestrians or bicycles
- MetroBus buses may brake suddenly, causing injury to passengers
- Or other accidents involving MetroRideShare or MetroAccess
Our Austin injury lawyer has deep roots in the Austin community. Dick Allison, his father, founded the law firm in 1978 to provide representation to those who need it the most. CapMetro and its various contracting companies have teams of lawyers on hand to defend them. Our attorney can help you level the playing field. Schedule a free consultation to learn more about your options following a CapMetro train or bus accident.
MetroRail, Train and Bus Accident Attorney in Austin
Perhaps you have arrived at this web page after suffering an injury as a passenger on a Capital Metro bus or MetroAccess van. If you were injured or if your loved one was killed at a MetroRail crossing, then it is very important for you to contact an Austin injury attorney as soon as possible. However, do not attempt to negotiate with Capital Metro officials or insurers on your own. Instead, talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer from The Law Offices of Aaron Allison. He can help ensure that you receive all compensation to which you are entitled.
Recover Compensation After a Capital Metro Bus, Train or Vanpool Accident
Unlike the case with cars, buses are not outfitted with seat belts. If you or your child suffered a brain injury or a broken bone, then, of course, the most important thing at this point is your recovery. For the sake of your long-term health and well being, you should seek medical attention right away. It is critical to have medical documentation to support an injury claim or lawsuit. There should be records of emergency care as well as any follow-up care.
In addition to obtaining quality medical care, you should address the legal and financial aspects of your Capital Metro accident as soon as possible. We can make sure you report the incident properly and on time, and otherwise take all steps necessary to maximize your recovery of compensation for your injuries.
Contact Austin Personal Injury Lawyers for a Free Consultation
Suffering a personal injury or losing a loved one in a Capital Metro light rail train, bus or van accident can seem like an overwhelming challenge to cope with. Attempting to obtain compensation on your own, without a lawyer’s guidance and advice, is likely to result in missed opportunities. Our Austin injury attorney can help victims of Capital Metro rider accidents tap into all available resources to pay for medical bills and replace lost wages as well as to acknowledge pain and suffering. To schedule a free initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Austin, call (512) 474-8346 or contact us online.