Trolley Hits and Kills Pedestrian in San Ysidro

  • Jun 22 2015
  • Gilleon Law Firm, APC

san ysidro trolley accidentAccording to recent reports, an unidentified person has been hit and killed by a trolley in San Ysidro. The San Diego Police reported that the incident occurred about 1:18 a.m. on East Beyer Boulevard. The MTS trolley was reportedly full of people when it hit the victim. It is still unclear why the person was on the tracks, and the incident is still under investigation by San Diego officials.

Trolley Accidents and Personal Injury

Public transportation shuttles users around cities every day. While not a typical occurrence, accidents involving public transportation, including trolleys, do happen. Sadly, these accidents often result in serious injuries like brain and spinal cord injuries, fractures, burn injuries and other motorized vehicle accident injuries.

Personal injury law treats public transportation accidents in much the same way as other type of motor vehicle accidents. That means that if you are the victim of a public transportation accident, you may be able to seek compensation for your injuries. If your injury was caused by the carelessness of another person, you should immediately contact your attorney at the Gilleon Law Firm, APC.

A personal injury attorney can help you determine who was at fault in your accident. Responsible parties could include:

  • The trolley operator
  • The manufacturer of the trolley track
  • The transit company
  • The trolley manufacturer
  • The repair company who maintains the trolley system

Determine fault and proving negligence is very difficult to do without the proper resources and guidance. Because this can be an extremely stressful and confusing process, it is important that you trust an experienced attorney like those at the Gilleon Law Firm, APC in San Diego.

Can I Handle My Case On My Own?

When you attempt to handle a personal injury suit on your own without the proper legal representation, you run the risk of losing the compensation you deserve. If you fail to prove negligence on the at-fault driver’s part, you could lose the chance to recover money.

Because the court system can be very difficult to navigate on your own, you need an attorney who understands personal injury law very well. You can find that lawyer at the Gilleon Law Firm, APC. For over ten years, the team at the Gilleon Law Firm, APC has helped the victims of personal injury seek and gain the compensation they deserve. Let us help you today by calling and setting up your initial consultation.

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