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According to the American Public Transportation Association, people ride on mass transit vehicles for 10 billion trips a year. That number accounts for all forms of transit, including: Buses, Taxi cabs, Light rail, Trolleys, Subways, Commuter trains, Streetcars, Cable cars, Van pool services, Paratransit services for senior citizens and people with disabilities, Ferries and water taxis and Monorails and tramways.

Under the law, these forms of public mass transportation are considered “common carriers,” and as such, their operators are held to a higher standard of care than other drivers. That means they are accountable for your safety and well-being.

So when a bus/mass transit accident occurs due to the negligence of a public transit employee, it is inexcusable, and at Fieger Law, we won’t accept it. Geoffrey Fieger and his team have won millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of clients injured in bus/mass transit accidents.

We’re not afraid to fight private or government entities, and you shouldn’t be either—not when we’re working on your case. Contact our bus accident attorneys in Michigan today to get started!

Common Causes of Bus/Mass Transit Accidents

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Drowsy driving
  • Lack of training
  • Insufficient security personnel

Types of Bus/Mass Transit Accidents

  • Collisions with other vehicles, stationary objects, buildings or pedestrians
  • Sudden braking or stopping
  • Closing the doors on a passenger
  • Attacks of violence on the vehicle
  • Letting a passenger off at a wrong or dangerous location which leads to injury

Can I Sue the City for a Bus Accident?

Bus/mass transit accidents are different from car accidents. You have a limited time to pursue legal action, multiple parties may be involved, and there are restrictions on filing claims against government entities.

That’s why you need to call Fieger Law. We won’t back down or be intimidated. No one will fight harder than our Michigan bus accident lawyers when it comes to protecting your rights and getting you the compensation you’re entitled to.


For over 30 years, the Fieger Law nationally recognized bus/mass transit accident lawyers in Michigan have fought and won judgements for our clients. If you or your family member suffered from a bus/mass transit accident, Geoffrey Fieger and the expert attorneys at Fieger Law can help. Contact Michigan’s top law firm specializing in bus/mass transit accident cases today.

Call 1-800-294-6637 or tell our Michigan bus accident attorneys about your case using our simple online form. We can review your case, investigate the cause of your injuries, and hold negligent parties responsible for your pain and losses.

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