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MG Legal’s expert team of personal injury solicitors have a success rate in excess of 99% and settle many thousands of personal injury claims, on a yearly basis. Our success rate speaks for itself, and our many happy clients are only too happy to recommend our services. Call your nearest office now, or email us at injury@mglegal.co.uk, and one of our personal injury specialist will make contact with you today. 

Can I claim for personal injury on public transport? 

There are so many ways to be injured on public transport. From the poor driving of a taxi or Uber driver, being trapped by automatic doors on a train, to luggage falling from overhead lockers, or being burnt or scalded by a hot meal or drink, if you were a passenger on a bus, train, tram or taxi, and you have been injured then you can make a claim for injury from the public transport provider’s public liability insurance or policy of motor insurance. All public transport providers are liable for the actions of their employees and drivers, and are fully-insured for all injuries sustained to passengers as a result of their driver’s negligence, including road traffic accidents, or general poor driving, including not taking into account poor weather conditions, or bumpy road surfaces. 

I've been injured , what type of public transport injuries can I claim for ? 

Injuries sustained on public transport can be anything from minor whiplash injures, and burns scars or cuts, through to more serious debilitating injuries, such as head or brain injuries, or jolting injuries to the back or spine. Injuries can be caused by driver negligence, such as braking too hard, and passengers falling from their seats, to braking without giving passengers time to take a seat, or driver’s of public transport driving too fast on bumpy roads, making passengers fall form their seats, or to collided with the seat to their front, often causing broken teeth, and large dentists bills. You may have sustained an injury as a result of an attack from another passenger, and wish to make a Criminal Injuries Claim for personal injury compensation. 
Case Study 1: damages for a number of passengers on a bus, when the bus driver missed a stop, and applied the brakes too hard 
Case Study 2: clients injured when the steps of a bus they were boarding deployed and fell on them, causing cuts and bruises. 
Case Study 3: won damages for clients after they have suffered cuts, bruises and broken teeth, when the coach they were passenger was driven too quickly over an uneven potholed road surface 
Contact our specialist public transport personal injury solicitors for an informal, no cost discussion about how we can proceed with your claim for public transport personal injury claim compensation, on a no win no fee basis. 
Get in touch today to start your claim for personal injury compensation 
MG Legal accept all Personal Injury Compensation claims on a "No Win, No Fee" basis and have a success rate of over 99% 

What to do if you are injured as a passenger on public transport? 

You must always take the registration number, and route of the bus or coach you are travelling on. If you are in a taxi and suffer a personal injury, then get the vehicle registration number, taxi company name and address, and name of your driver. If you are a passenger in vehicle licensed for public transport, then you are an innocent passenger, and can make a claim for personal injury through the transport provider’s public liability insurance. Contact MG Legal and our expert team will make sure you get the compensation you deserve, and all on a no win no fee agreement, with no financial risk to you. 

How much compensation will I receive if I am injured on public transport? 

There is no one answer that we can give in response to this question. Every one of MG Legal’s clients are different, the injuries the sustain vary, as do the effects on their lives. From injuries to the head, neck and upper body, from falling luggage on trains, to whiplash, as a result of the poor driving of a taxi driver, or being crushed by automatic doors on a train, Personal injury compensation, often called general damages, is based upon the nature and severity of the injuries sustained, and to the area of the body affected (link). Every one of us is different, and can sustain different injuries on public transport. 
The best way to answer the question of, how much personal injury compensation will I receive, is to contact MG Legal’s public transport personal injury compensation solicitors and we will ensure that the best medical treatment is sought for you, and a medical report is compiled, detailing all of your injuries, and how your life has been affected as a result of your injury sustained on public transport. Compensation is broken down into two parts- General Damages, and Special Damages. Click here for case studies of matters settled by MG Legal, and here for details of what you can make a claim for. 

How long does a claim for public transport personal injury compensation take to settle? 

Every personal injury claim is different, and the length of time to settlement, depends upon the injuries sustained, and if public transport provider admits liability for causing your personal injury. Link here to what you can make a claim for (public transport claims guide) Personal injury, damage to clothing and possessions, lost earnings, medication costs). 

How long do I have to make a claim for a Personal Injury sustained on public transport? 

The Limitation Act 1980 states that, in most cases at least, an injured party has 3 years to make a claim for personal injury compensation. Minors, meaning children under the age of 18, have 3 years from the date of their 18th birthday. Time limits may differ if you are acting on behalf of someone with limited mental capacity, if you are acting as guardian or subject a lasting power of attorney. If you have any questions or queries, then please do not hesitate to contact one of MG Legal’s personal injury experts, here… 

Will my claim for personal injury be accepted on a no win no fee basis? 

If you have suffered a personal injury on any form of public transport, then it is MG Legal’s stance that you should not have to pay up front legal costs to get access to justice. MG Legal are proud to say that our expert public transport personal injury claims solicitors accept all personal injury claim on a no win no fee basis, with no financial risk to our clients. 

Why should I choose MG Legal for my public transport injury claim? 

From ‘planes, trains, taxis, boats and trams, our specialist personal injury solicitors have won personal injury compensation for our clients on most modes of public transport. With a success rate in excess of 99%, our reputation is one we are very proud of, and MG Legal’s solicitors are the envy of many solicitors, nationwide. Choose MG Legal and you will be allocated one of our expert personal injury solicitors; you will only ever deal with that same solicitor, until your claim for personal injury compensation is settled. MG Legal’s personal injury team are all fully-qualified solicitors-we do not employ people who are not qualified, and passionate about successfully settling our clients’ personal injury compensation claims. 

Frequently asked questions about making a personal injury claim. 

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