Hurt on public transportation? We’re sorry it happened. And unfortunately, it doesn’t get any easier recovering money for your injuries.
Let’s say you get in an accident while riding on a city owned bus and it was the bus driver’s fault. Now, with most government-operated institutions or services, things get much more complicated. You usually have to file a Notice of Claim with the city, government, or entity within a specified time frame that varies based on the respective city and/or government and/or entity. Sometimes you have as little as 30 days to file a claim!
What happens in the case of public transportation? It turns out something called “common carrier” law may apply.
What is “Common Carrier” Law and What’s it Got to do with Public Transportation?
“Common carrier” is simply an antiquated legal term for a person or business that provides public transportation services. The thing with common carriers is that they […]