The state of repair your local railway station is in will largely be down to luck. Some stations have been renovated to a high standard over the past few decades, while others are in much the same shape as they were not long after they were built. If the authorities have not maintained your local railway station, you might find that catching a train will put you at an increased risk of being injured in an accident that was not your fault.
If you have been injured in a bus accident in Southend-on-Sea as a result of maintenance issues at your local station, there will be chance that you might find yourself in a position where you may be able to take legal action in a bid to secure financial compensation for your suffering.
Seeking redress after becoming involved in a bus accident in Southend-on-Sea
You may have taken a fall after tripping on an upturned piece of paving stone on a platform concourse. It is vital that train station platforms are kept free from these types of trip hazards. During busy periods such as rush hour, it can be difficult to see where you’re going simply because of the sheer number of people who are waiting to board a train. If you’ve suffered an injury in this type of accident, you might like to consider whether or not you may be able to seek recompense.
Maybe you were hurt when you fell off a broken seat on a railway station platform or in a waiting room. As is the case with seating on trains, the rail network operator has a responsibility to make sure that all of the seating it offers for passenger use is not in a condition that might pose a risk of doing somebody an injury in an accident that was not their fault.
Talk to the experts at Accident Advice Helpline
If you have been hurt after a bus accident in Southend-on-Sea and would like to get the low-down on whether or not you might be in a position to make a claim for 100% no win no fee personal injury compensation, one of the best things you’ll be able to do will be to put a call into Accident Advice Helpline. Reach us on either 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
One of our advisors will be able to furnish you with all the personal injury advice you need, and establish whether or not you have the evidence required to enable us to take your case and seek a compensation pay-out on your behalf.
Date Published: 6th November 2015
Author: David Brown