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Boy Hurt in Trolley Accident

Posted By Houston Personal Injury Attorney || 26-Nov-2010

A seven-year-old boy was injured when he ran out from between two cars into a moving trolley in Southwest Philadelphia last month, say reports.

The unidentified youngster was transported to Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania with head, shoulder and leg injuries, and his condition was not immediately known.

The accident occurred in the morning before school, about 7:50 a.m. on Chester Avenue at 54th Street in Kingsessing. Trolley service was suspended between 49th and 58th Streets while police conducted an investigation. But reports say the child was never caught beneath the trolley and he was never hit by the wheel; just the coachwork of the trolley.

Public transit accidents are usually as a result of several issues at once. And with lengthy experience with public transit injury litigation, The Doan Law Firm, P.C., can provide answers for some of the toughest questions of public transit litigation. The Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, can give you assistance or direction in the event of an accident. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 1700, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.

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After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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