Settle with SEPTA or Go to Court?

SEPTA Accidents
riders on public transportation

Most personal injury cases settle outside of court. Typically, each side will come to an agreement through complicated negotiations, and the case never sees the inside of a courtroom. When you are filing a claim against a governmental entity such as SEPTA, your claim is likely to settle outside of court, as well. However, there…

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Is a SEPTA Driver Responsible When Protesters Are Hit?

SEPTA Accidents
SEPTA Driver Responsible

Protesters tend to take to the streets to voice their opinions, which means that drivers are stuck suffering the consequences. From the endless traffic to having to maneuver around pedestrians in the road, accidents are likely to occur. While most states have protections in place for protesters, is it fair to assume that a driver…

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Is SEPTA Really at Fault for Your Accident?

SEPTA Accidents
SEPTA at fault?

Thousands of commuters in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas rely on public transportation to get to work, run errands, and even go to the doctor’s office. They depend on SEPTA to get them from one location to the next safely. SEPTA has dozens of ways to take passengers where they need to go, from their…

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SEPTA Premise Liability Claims: What You Need to Know

SEPTA Accidents
Premise Liability Claim

When most people think of a lawsuit claim against SEPTA, they think of bus accidents. However, slip and fall incidents are very common while using SEPTA buses and subway systems. Therefore, if you experience a severe injury from a slip and fall, you must contact an attorney to explore your legal options. SEPTA and the…

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Exploring the Notice Requirements in a SEPTA Lawsuit

SEPTA Accidents
septa lawsuit

As with any government entity, you are required to notify SEPTA of your pending injury lawsuit or SEPTA injury claim. Traditionally, a Pennsylvania resident has up to two years from the date of the incident to file a lawsuit, but this does not apply to government entities. The Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations does apply to…

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