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  • "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Public Transport Accident

    100% No-Win No-Fee*

    Public Transport Accident


    Have you ever considered how you could become involved in a public transport accident? Not many people have, and yet hundreds are injured every year on trains, coaches, and buses. One of the problems is overcrowding, especially in big cities like London. Rush hour is the worst time of course, when the tubes and buses are absolutely jam-packed full.

    Injuries that could be sustained from a public transport accident range from the minor things like sprains and bruises to the major things like broken limbs, head, spinal injuries and even fatalities.

    Knowing how to stay safe and avoid a public transport incident

    Knowing how to stay safe and avoid a public transport accident is really a case of common sense. Most coaches are now fitted with seat belts, and of course so are planes, and you should make use of them. But buses, trains, and tubes don’t have seat belts, so if you are travelling on this type of public transport, you will need to take whatever precautions you can.

    Being seated where possible is the first thing you should look to do. If you have to stand up, you should hold on to a hand rail, or a hand-hold suspended from the roof of a tube train. If you have to put a bag or something on the floor, keep it between your feet to try and minimise the risk of tripping a fellow passenger up.

    Who is liable for a public accident? If the accident is the fault of the driver of the vehicle you were riding on, the public transport provider will be the people to sue. If the accident was caused by another driver, or even a pedestrian; it is that other person who you will need to pursue.

    Accident Advice Helpline – the reliable injury claim solicitors

    When it comes to making a claim for a public transport accident, you need to select a reliable firm of injury claim solicitors to handle your claim for you – someone like us here at Accident Advice Helpline. With over 16 years’ worth of experience, we know all there is to know about accidents and personal injuries, and in order to keep the cost of claiming for a public transport accident to the minimum, we offer a no-win, no-fee* service in terms of making a claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline’s services also come highly recommended by former TV presenter and highly respected people’s consumer champion, Dame Esther Rantzen.

    To find out more about how we can help you, why not call our national helpline and have a chat with one of our trained advisors? They can give you free, no-obligation advice.  You can access our helpline from any landline for free, on 0800 689 0500. Alternatively you can use your mobile and call 0333 500 0993, but you may have to pay your network provider for the call.

    Category: Public transport accident claims

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.