My office has had success representing passengers who use public transportation such as the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail, and the MBTA. One particular client was waiting on an icy platform for a commuter rail train during a cold, snowy January morning. Due to the inclement weather, the commuter rail system experienced lengthy delays while passengers waited on the snowy, icy platform. When the train finally arrived, there were five (5) cars, but only the front car had room for passengers. Those passengers waiting on the platform had to hurry through the snow and ice for the limited space available on the one and only car that was allowing passengers to board. Our client slipped and fell on the snow and ice as he attempted to board. He sustained serious bodily injuries as a result of his fall. The platform had not been salted or sanded for safety. Consequently, our office made a claim for damages against the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail which was successful. The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail was at fault and paid our client’s medical bills and lost wages. The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail also made a substantial payment to our client to compensate him for his pain and suffering during the period of time he was totally disabled, and for his lost wages.
The Law Offices of Bruce G. Goldman is able to help Public Transportation passengers who are injured through no fault of their own. Our office is able to obtain monetary compensation for clients who are victimized through the negligence of the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Rail system or the MBTA.