Article Roundup: What Philadelphians Should Know About SEPTA Accidents

Categories: SEPTA Accident Lawyer

SEPTA Bus StationAt the Law Offices of Jeffrey H. Penneys, Esq., we regularly represent clients who have been injured in accidents involving Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) trains, trolley and buses.

The following articles from our blog provide more information on what to expect when it comes to SEPTA-related accidents.

Public Transportation Injuries

To get started, this article provides some background and statistics regarding SEPTA’s public transportation system. You can also read about common causes of SEPTA-related injuries – including some that do not actually involve trains, trolleys or buses at all.

5 Most Common Types of SEPTA Trolley Accidents

Learning about the causes of trolley accidents can help you avoid them. In this article, we look at the five most common types of accidents. Depending on the nature of the accident, SEPTA, the City of Philadelphia, the trolley driver, and others may all be responsible for your injuries.

Steps to Take When You are in a SEPTA Accident in Pennsylvania

Keep these important tips in mind in case you are ever unfortunate enough to be involved in a SEPTA accident. Here, we take a look at five things you should do immediately after a SEPTA collision. Following these steps can help put you in the best position possible to seek maximum compensation for your physical injuries and other losses.

What NOT to Do after a SEPTA Accident

Just as important as knowing what to do, is knowing what NOT to do. Along with following our to-do list, make sure you avoid these mistakes which can negatively impact your claim for damages. Being involved in a serious collision can be a jarring, disorienting experience. If you prepare yourself for the worst, you will be in the best position possible to present an effective personal injury claim.

How to File a Complaint Against SEPTA

Read about some more common causes of injuries in SEPTA accidents, and learn how to immediately report your injuries. SEPTA should give you an “incident card” form to fill-out at the accident scene; this article provides tips on how to complete the form without putting your personal injury claim at risk.

SEPTA Lawsuits Case Study

Finally, take a look at a real-life example of a SEPTA lawsuit where we were able to win a challenging case for one of our clients. Go on an in-depth journey from the day of the accident to the insurance settlement that followed a crucial court ruling in our client’s favor.

Speak with a Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer Experienced in SEPTA Injuries

SEPTA accident litigation and insurance settlements are complicated and often involve multiple victims and responsible parties. As a result, if you need to seek financial compensation for a SEPTA-related incident, it is important to have experienced legal counsel on your side. Attorney Jeffrey H. Penneys has the knowledge and experience you need to win your case.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a SEPTA accident, contact us today to schedule your free consultation.