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There are many different types of bus accidents that occur.
Whether you are a passenger on the bus, passenger or operator of another vehicle, or a pedestrian on the streets these unfortunate incidents can occur.
If you were the victim of a bus accident you could be sidelined with a severe injury, loss of mobility, loss of wages, emotional trauma, and at worst you may have lost the life of a loved one.
There different types of buses that can cause accidents.
- City or Municipal Buses
- School Buses
- Charter Buses
- Casino Buses
- Motor Coach Buses like Greyhound or Megabus
Regardless of the specifics of your case you are entitled to rights and fair compensation for the damages you have been dealt with.
The Law Offices of Daniel Weltin will always provide a free consultation and no upfront fees to victims of a bus accident.
Don’t hesitate as many of these cases must be filed within a limited time period.
Each state and situation is different so call (510) 771-8999 today to be sure you are able to seek the compensation that you rightfully deserve.
We take auto accident and other personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that if we do not win your case you are not charged any fees.
Common Causes Of Bus Accidents
There is not enough room here to cover all of the possible unfortunate incidents that can result in a bus accident. However, there are some common causes of why these accidents take place:
- Lack of Security / Supervision
- DUI/DWI – Including Prescription Drugs, Alcohol, Marijuana, etc.
- Issues W Roadway Construction Work – Including Cal-Trans Negligence.
- Lack of Bus Maintenance
- Poor Road Conditions
- Driver Errors
- Lack of Visibility
- Brake Failures
- Insufficient Driver Training
- Reckless Driving of Other Vehicles on the Road
- Fires on Bus
Again, this is not a complete list of all the potential situations that can cause you harm. If you were injured you are entitled to compensation. Call (510) 771-8999 today for a free consultation.
Common Injuries Due To Bus Accidents
Buses are often thought of as one of the safest forms of transportation but when unfortunate situations arise the resulting injuries can be catastrophic. Common afflictions include but are not limited to:
- Dislocation of bone
- Head and Brain Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Burns, Abrasions, and Contusions
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Dental injuries
If you are facing any of the above or other injuries, don’t hesitate to call the Law Offices of Daniel Weltin today at (510) 771-8999
How Can a Bus Accident Lawyer Help?
If you have been injured in a bus accident the most important thing you can do is talk to a lawyer as soon as possible.
You are likely entitled to compensation but each scenario is different and there are limitations to the time for which you can make a claim.
There are many other factors taken into account when considering your compensation:
- Severity of Injury
- Cost of Treatment
- Emotional and Physical Pain Caused
- Loss of Wages During Recovery
- Potential Permanent Disability Caused
- Future Lost Earnings
- Loss of Earning Capacity
- Future Medical Care
You are entitled to compensation both for your injuries and suffering but also for punitive damages in which the defendants are punished for their actions in order to assure avoidance of future negligence.
Call the Law Offices of Daniel Weltin today at (510) 771-8999 to learn about the possible recoveries that can be made for your case.