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Hitchcock Bus Accident Lawyer

Buses serve many important roles in Texas, from transporting students to school to providing residents with a cost-effective option for getting to work. Unfortunately, these vehicles are frequently involved in accidents with other drivers, potentially causing serious harm.

When you were hurt in a bus crash, you have the right to pursue justice with the help of a dedicated personal injury lawyer. Recovering compensation for your physical, emotional, and financial losses could be possible if you follow the rules of civil injury law. Instead of handling your case on your own, it could be in your best interest to discuss your case with a Hitchcock bus accident lawyer.

Common Injuries From Bus Crashes

There are many potential injuries that can occur in a bus crash. It is worth noting that these injuries could occur to the driver of the other vehicle, passengers on the bus, or even pedestrians involved in the accident. Some common examples include the following:

  • Severe cuts and bruises
  • Broken arms or legs
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Severe burns
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal bleeding
  • Amputation

Any of these conditions could result in a viable case for financial compensation. A bus accident lawyer in Hitchcock could review the facts of a crash to determine what these cases might be worth.

There could be multiple types of damages available to plaintiffs in these cases. Often, the top priority is the cost of medical care for an injury victim, especially if it is going to be long-lasting. Additionally, a plaintiff might also be entitled to lost wages, emotional distress, and property damage compensation.

Who is at Fault?

It is possible for multiple parties to share in the responsibility for a bus incident. While it is easy to blame the operator of the large commercial vehicle, there could be other potential defendants to consider. A bus accident lawyer in Hitchcock could review the facts of the crash before determining who should be the subject of a civil lawsuit.

Bus Drivers

The operators of these large vehicles are frequently at fault when accidents happen. Buses can be challenging to maneuver on city streets, which greatly increases the chance of a crash when the driver is negligent. Like with any accident, you have the right to hold them accountable by pursuing a lawsuit.

Owners and Operators

The owners of these vehicles are frequently targets of litigation after a crash, especially when the driver is at fault. When a driver causes a wreck during the course of their employment, the bus company is also liable for any injuries that occur. It could be possible to pursue compensation based on a company’s negligent hiring practices. If the bus is owned by a city or municipal government, there may be unique rules regarding lawsuits that a lawyer should assist with.

Manufacturers

These accidents frequently occur due to defective buses or vehicle parts. Anything from faulty tires to malfunctioning braking systems could result in an accident. When this happens, it could be possible for an injured party to pursue legal action against the manufacturer.

Other Third Parties

Any individual whose actions led to a bus crash could be held accountable. For example, a mechanic that performs faulty repairs on a bus could be a defendant in a lawsuit if their negligence resulted in a bus accident.

Contact a Hitchcock Bus Accident Attorney to Discuss Your Claim

Having sustained an injury in a bus crash, it may be time to consider your legal options. You do not have to pursue justice alone, as an attorney from Schechter, Shaffer & Harris could help you maximize your chances for compensation. Talk to a Hitchcock bus accident lawyer today to get started.

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