SF Muni Railway Lawsuits: Specific Procedural Requirements & Possible Damages

If you’ve been injured on one of Muni’s light rail vehicles, bus systems, trolleys or streetcars, it’s important to know that filing a lawsuit against the San Francisco Municipal (Muni) Railway public transportation system – a common carrier – has specific procedural requirements. Our legal expert explains the process and what damages might be available available to accident victims.

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SF Muni Accidents: How To Tell If You Have A Lawsuit

The San Francisco Municipal (Muni) Railway System is a common carrier operating light rail vehicles, an extensive bus system, trolleys and streetcars. Serving 200 million passengers every year, accidents are bound to happen. And they do – frequently. So, how do you know if you have a lawsuit against Muni and how can you beat the very short six month deadline to file? To find out, we asked J. Niley Dorit, a California attorney whose practice represents those injured by the Muni public transportation system.

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SF Municipal (Muni) Railway System: Legal Expert Explains Liability Issues

The San Francisco Municipal (Muni) Railway public transportation system operates within the City and County of San Francisco California. It is a common carrier, which means that it has a very high duty to keep passengers safe on its light rail vehicles, bus system, trolleys and streetcars. It’s a duty that is often breached – leaving injured victims looking for a way to be compensated after an accident. Our legal expert explains the liability issues surrounding lawsuits against Muni.

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Metrolink Settles Glendale, California Train Crash Lawsuits for $30M

Metrolink, the commuter rail system that links Orange County with surrounding areas including Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties, has agreed to settle the numerous personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits filed against it after the horrific 2005 train crash and derailment killed 11 people and injured 180 others.

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Metrolink Train Crash: One of Our Nation’s Deadliest

Description: The Metrolink train crash in Chatsworth, California nearly two weeks ago has claimed 25 lives, caused 130 physical injuries and many more psychological injuries may yet be discovered. Experts are saying that the accident is one of our nation’s deadliest train crashes to date.

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Metrolink Crash Victims May Be Fighting Over Limited Available Damages

The recent Metrolink train crash in Chatsworth, California (just outside Los Angeles) was one of the deadliest in U.S. history with 25 deaths and over 130 injuries – the consequences of which have a lifelong impact on many. Unfortunately, victims and their families may be facing another hurdle as the allowable damages for the accident are capped by federal law.

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