Subway Accidents

Boston Subway Accident Lawyer

Mass Transit Fact

Nationwide, the number of mass transit fatalities has risen in recent years, from 149 in 2005 to 188 in 2007.

The Boston Subway System and the Train System operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority are used by more than 800,000 riders a day and comprise the bulk of the MBTA’s 1.2 million daily passengers – the remaining riders use the bus and trackless trolley system as well as ferry boats.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed on MBTA property and need to speak with a Boston subway accident attorney or Massachusetts train accident attorney, call the Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine for a free appointment to discuss your rights.

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine will handle your case personally. Attorney Chapdelaine prides himself on being available to his clients, working closely with them to build the best case possible and taking the time to make sure they understand their legal rights.

The MBTA generates $400 million in revenue each year and operates 2,176 vehicles. The average rider makes about 100 trips per year.

Fatalities in 2007 included: Passengers: 18 Employees: 9 Suicides: 23 Trespassers: 25 Other: 113

Injuries on the Boston subway can include:

  • Platform injuries
  • Rape, robbery or assault on subway property
  • Falls on stairs, walkways
  • Falls onto the tracks
  • Subway car crashes
  • Entrapment
  • Other Boston subway injuries

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a Boston subway accident or on MTBA property, call Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Jeffrey R. Chapdelaine at (617) 262-1800 for a free appointment to discuss your rights.

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