Bus Accidents

Were You Injured In A Public Transportation Accident?

Public transportation is a wonderful thing, but bus accidents can be catastrophic for passengers and/or for any victims in the other vehicle that was involved. Due to the lack of seat belts, a collision could throw individuals from their seats and cause serious bruises, broken bones, head injuries, and much more. It can also be difficult to evacuate a bus after a serious accident when it is crowded with a large number of people. Anyone who has been injured in a bus accident should not hesitate to speak with a Pittsburgh personal injury lawyer and learn what options he or she has for obtaining compensation.

Pittsburgh Area Bus Companies

Claims Against The Port Authority of Allegheny County
The Port Authority of Allegheny County is the major public transportation system for the city of Pittsburgh. It provides bus, light rail, incline and para-transit services for more than 200,000 people in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County every day. Due to recent budget cuts, the Port Authority has had to cut some of its routes and some of its drivers. Many daily commuters report that buses are overcrowded and conditions on the public transit buses are getting worse. If you were injured in an accident involving The Port Authority of Allegheny County, we may be able to help you file a lawsuit.

Pittsburgh Greyhound Lines
Greyhound bus travel is popular for those traveling long distances as an alternative to driving themselves or flying. Greyhound buses travel to destinations throughout the nation. If you were injured in an accident or otherwise hurt in conjunction with Greyhound bus lines, you may be able to file a claim, so contact our firm to discuss your case.

Pittsburgh Transportation Group
Pittsburgh Transportation Group (PTG) is one of the many, but arguably one of the most prominent) transportation companies in the metro area. PTG provides yellow cab services, shuttle services, limousine services and coach/charter bus services. This company boasts over 800 vehicles in the Pittsburgh area. If you were injured in an accident involving a PTG vehicle, you may have a valid claim against the PTG driver and/or the PTG itself.

Who Is Liable For My Damages?

If you were on the bus when the collision occurred, our firm can investigate your accident to determine whether it was the fault of the bus driver or another motorist. We can then fight to ensure that you receive compensation from the liable party. If you were in another vehicle and were hit by a negligent bus driver, we can also help you recover your damages through a personal injury claim. You will likely have to deal with insurance companies, so be sure to retain an experienced lawyer. An effective claim or lawsuit can recover:

  • Medical expenses
  • Missed wages
  • Future medical costs
  • Noneconomic damages

Contact Balzarini & Watson Today

The sooner you retain a lawyer from our experienced law firm, the sooner we can begin building your case so that you receive full compensation for your damages. U.S. News & World Report has given us a Tier 1 ranking of Best Law Firms in the Country and we have been featured in the Best Lawyers in America®. We have also been quoted in major print media, such as The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Contact a lawyer from our firm right away for the aggressive representation that you need for your bus accident case.