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Illinois Mass Transit Accident Lawyers

Chicago Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys

A large urban city like Chicago is a hub of traffic activity, including mass transit vehicles.  Metra and CTA trains traverse Chicago and its surrounding communities.  CTA and PACE buses navigate the roadways of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Unfortunately, given the wide variety of modes of transportation – pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, buses, and trains – accidents with mass transportation happen all too often.  Due to the sheer size of mass transit vehicles and the number of people that use the mass transit vehicles, the accidents often have devastating results.

If you or a loved one has been involved in mass transit accident, do not hesitate to contact the skilled Chicago mass transit attorneys at Minkow Domin to learn more about your legal rights and options.

Train accidents occur for a number of reasons, most commonly due to train derailments, equipment failure, collisions with other trains, collisions with motor vehicles, and collisions with pedestrians.  The causes of bus accidents are also numerous, but some of the most common causes include driver error, poor weather conditions, poor maintenance of the bus equipment, bus part defects, and road hazards.

Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorney

Unfortunately, mass transit accidents often yield catastrophic results. Our Chicago wrongful death attorneys have more than 30 years of experience representing the family members of the victims of fatal personal injury accidents, including bus accidents, train accidents, and other motor vehicle accidents.   Family members of loved ones may be able to recover compensation for the following in a wrongful death lawsuit:

  • Medical bills incurred by the victim prior to death
  • Funeral expenses of the victim
  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of employment benefits, such as a pension and health insurance
  • Loss of future inheritance
  • Loss of parental guidance if the victim has surviving minor children
  • Loss of spousal companionship, protection and care
  • Pain and suffering of the survivors due to the trauma of losing a loved one
  • Punitive damages depending on the defendant’s culpability with respect to the accident

As experienced Chicago wrongful death lawyer, the attorneys at Minkow Domin understand that the family members and loved ones of the victims of a fatal personal injury accident have many concerns, such as managing funeral arrangements and working through the grieving process, that take priority over any legal concerns. Our lawyers will manage the legal issues surrounding a fatal mass transit accident to ensure that the appropriate deadlines are met and so that you can focus on your family and personal issues.

Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has been in a mass transit accident, do not hesitate to contact the knowledgeable Chicago mass transit attorneys Sheldon Minkow and Andrew Domin at (312) 704-8008 to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal rights and options.