If you have been injured in an accident involving public transportation, you may be wondering what to do next. Thousands of people in Louisville rely on our public transportation system (TARC – Transit Authority of River City) and public school buses (JCPS – Jefferson County Public Schools) to get to and from work and school. Unfortunately, accidents involving these public transportation vehicles can and do happen. If you are injured in an accident in Louisville involving TARC or JCPS, here are the steps you should take following the accident.
- If you are injured, seek medical attention as soon as possible to treat any injuries. Getting proper medical treatment will help you begin to heal faster, and will also keep a record of the injuries that you sustained.
- Immediately following the accident, file a police report and make sure to give the reporting officer all of your basic information. Making sure that all details have been recorded will make it easier for an attorney to put together a case, if needed.
- Consult with a personal injury attorney. If you are overwhelmed after an accident and want someone to walk you through the process, call us today. We will schedule a free initial consultation where we can review your case and help you learn about your rights.
If you, your child, or someone you know has been injured in a public transportation accident, call us today. We can help walk you through the process and make sure that you get the compensation you deserve.