Most people do not think twice about safety when they get on a bus, but have you ever considered what could happen in a crash. Whether a person is a bus passenger, inside of another vehicle, or a pedestrian bystander, bus crashes can cause major injuries.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates is standing by if you need a Miami Gardens bus accident attorney. Their knowledgeable and experienced team will work diligently to secure the compensation you need for all of your incident-related expenses, especially if someone else is to blame.
We know that most people do not think about buses as being a major part of our transportation services, but they are everywhere. Think about the following:
Buses are large vehicles that can weight well over ten thousand pounds. The potential for devastating damage and injuries when a bus is involved in a crash is high. In most cases, passengers inside of a bus are not restrained. Consider the following injuries that are common in bus crashes:
The costs of these crashes go beyond initial emergency medical treatment and can include:
Insurance companies often do not consider these hidden costs when determining the settlement amount.
According to the latest reporting year in Florida, there were hundreds of injuries in bus crashes across the state. These crashes are often caused by vehicle failure or due to the negligence of a bus driver.
Bus companies and operating agencies need to regularly inspect and maintain their vehicles to ensure that they are roadworthy each time they go out.
All bus drivers should obtain proper licensing before operating a vehicle and they should be trained for each specific type of bus they are asked to operate. School bus drivers should always be aware of the added safety concerns of transporting children. We also know that drivers should never operate a bus while under the influence of drugs or alcohol or while distracted by phones or other devices.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a bus crash, whether as a passenger or someone outside of the bus, you need to seek legal assistance. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates is ready to step in and help. Their qualified team will investigate what happened, determine fault, and work to ensure you are compensated for the following:
There are so many entities to deal with when it comes to these types of crashes, so let us take the reins. When you need a Miami Gardens bus accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 305-831-4333.