Bus accidents always occur frequently on the highways and streets of America. According to research carried out by NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), about 300 (three hundred) fatal bus accidents occur yearly. In bus crashes with no fatalities, the costs of severe injuries and damages to properties are high. Indeed, if one is injured or his or her loved ones have been involved in a severe bus accident, a compassionate, aggressive, and caring bus accident attorney can assist him/her and their family through that difficult time in order for them to focus on their healing.
Singleton Law Firm has a team of experienced bus accident attorneys who are fully devoted to helping our clients. We always advise all bus accident victims to leave any legal part of their trauma to our experienced accident lawyers.
We have teams of personal injury lawyers who are experts in bus accidents. Therefore, anyone who has been involved in an accident or who has a family member who has been involved in an Atlanta bus accident should contact us now for legal assistance. We provide our clients with the highest level of legal representation possible.
For sure, bus crashes can be difficult to litigate. Various responsible parties might be at fault,
Bus Accident: Responsible Parties
Bus accidents can be complex to litigate. Multiples responsible parties may be at fault. The parties include:
- A bus driver;
- A bus management firm;
- Government entities, in case it is a public bus;
- Other drivers who are negligent;
- A bus equipment manufacturer.
Causes Of Bus Accidents
Here are some reasons why bus accidents occur.
- Driving recklessly;
- Defective equipment of the bus;
- Improper maintenance of the bus;
- Poor visibility or weather conditions;
- Some drivers can drive under the influence of alcohol/drugs;
- Dangerous roadways.
Undeniably, when an automobile accident that involves a bus and a car happen, the outcomes are always pain & suffering, massive medical bills, loss of income, and untold damages of properties. When a bus and commercial truck crash happen, the speeds at which those vehicles travel and their weights always result in extra catastrophic damages to the people and the vehicles involved.
What To Do In Case Of A Bus Accident
Indeed, bus accidents are unexpected and traumatic events. Though victims might not be injured physically, they require professional help when dealing with anxieties. The victims might be entitled to compensation benefits because of pain & suffering, lost wages, and medical costs. And when death happens, the responsible driver might face criminal charges because of the wrongful death.
You need an Atlanta bus accident attorney if you are injured in any way, especially because the bus company may try to deny the accusation at all or try to settle the case before hiring an attorney. Contact Singleton Law Firm for an expert bus accident attorney.