Public transportation use is on the rise. As gas prices continue to climb and more commuters become interested in doing their part to reduce the overall economic and environmental impact of mass transportation, the bus, streetcar, and light rail lines of cities all over the United States are becoming more and more popular. There is even continued talk of introducing high-speed rail for intercity travel.
Unfortunately, with this comes an increased likelihood for public transportation-related injury. If you or someone you love has been injured in a public transportation accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation. To discuss your needs in detail with the Wausau personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, please contact us today by calling 800-242-2874.
According to the United States Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration, approximately 20,000 people are injured every year as the result of public transportation. In 2007 alone, 20,625 people were injured. Statistically, that breaks down as follows:
These numbers may be on the rise as more people turn to light rail for their daily commutes.