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HART Bus Accidents

HART Bus Accidents

Do you have an injury claim against Hillsborough Area Regional Transit?

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit or “HART” is the bus system that services the city of Tampa and the entire Hillsborough County. It's service area population is about 922,000 people. If you were involved in an accident with a HART bus, you may be able to file a claim for damages against HART.

Contact a Tampa bus accident lawyer at Givens Givens Sparks today if you or someone you love was injured in an accident involving a HART bus.

Causes of HART Bus Crashes

There are many factors that can contribute to bus accidents, including:

  • Reckless driving, such as speeding and dangerous lane changes
  • Driver fatigue
  • Distracted driving, such as texting while driving
  • Driver intoxication or drug use
  • Failure to adhere to the basic rules of the road

When bus drivers cause accidents because of their negligence or wrongdoing, their employers could be held liable for failing to properly supervise and monitor employees, as well as negligent hiring or retention of employees.

Examples of HART Bus Accidents

In July 2013, a bus driver for HART was cited in a crash that caused 9 hospitalizations. The bus driver was accused of turning in front of a passenger vehicle, causing a collision. Seven of the injuries were to bus passengers. In April 2013, a motorcyclists collided with a HART bus and was tragically killed.

How do I know if I have a claim?

Cases against government entities can be complex and difficult to litigate. However, they are not impossible. If you believe you have an injury or wrongful death claim against HART over a bus accident, we invite you to contact a Tampa injury lawyer at our firm today for a free case review. We can evaluate the nature of your accident to determine whether you have a legitimate claim.

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Should you choose to retain our law firm for representation, know that we don’t take a fee unless and until we secure a financial recovery for you – you don’t pay unless we win! By eliminating the financial risk, you can feel confident contacting our firm to inquire about your case. Get in touch with us today for a free consultation.

The process of filing a claim or lawsuit can be complex, and insurance companies often deny certain types of valid claims or offer a low settlement in the hopes that you will accept it. Fortunately, our firm never relents until you receive a fair settlement or verdict. How do you know what amount is fair?

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That is where our team of lawyers can help. There are many types of damages that are possible in any injury case, and evaluating your case before moving forward is a key factor in the amount of the settlement you will receive. We are well versed in all aspects of personal injury law and know how to present your case in a way that brings about the optimum results.

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