MUNI is run by the San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency. SFMTA reported 964 accidents in 2009 and 483 accidents in 2010. It cites to the installation of cameras on all MUNI buses to record the cause of MUNI accidents and to monitor dangerous driving behavior of MUNI drivers and operators as the reason for the decline in accidents. SFMTA says that MUNI uses its DriveCam camera system to train and discipline drivers.
If you have been injured on or by a municipal transit vehicle, such as a MUNI bus, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. The San Francisco accident attorneys at Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP, understand how difficult it is for victims of serious injuries and their families to deal with a serious injury. Having to deal with a government bureaucracy in an attempt to obtain reasonable compensation for your losses following a serious injury from a public transit accident only makes things worse. The attorneys at Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP, are experienced in handling cases against public entities and can help.
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With today's record gas prices and more and more environmentally conscious people relying on public transportation to reach their destinations we are seeing an increase in accidents involving public transit vehicles with alarming frequency. MUNI operates over 46 miles in the San Francisco County area with about 1,000 vehicles in their fleet. MUNI vehicle have been involved in accidents that injure MUNI riders, pedestrians, bicyclists, and occupants in other vehicles.
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If you suffer a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury or other permanent disability due to an accident involving public transportation, you may have a right to recover damages for your losses. Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP has more than 100 years of combined experience handling personal injury cases against public entities.
If you have been injured in a MUNI bus, railway or trolley accident, contact our experienced attorneys. Contact Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP, today for a no-obligation, confidential consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.