A collision with a bus almost always results in severe damages. Whether you were a pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorist, this can mean serious injuries and financially devastating property damage.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a bus accident, the knowledgeable attorneys in the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC stand ready to provide you with a free and confidential case consultation.
We understand what it means for you and your loved ones to suffer through such a traumatic ordeal, and we will treat you with the utmost care and compassion. Founding Partner Jay Knispel is a highly respected litigator with significant trial experience. He has even been brought on as trial counsel by other top firms in the metro area and he will aggressively fight to win your case.
There are many types of buses in and around the city:
While a bus company’s insurance may cover medical bills and lost wages, their goal is to compensate you as little as possible for your injuries. Quick offers of damages may seem appealing, but it is only through the use of the latest investigative techniques and a thorough understanding of the applicable laws that you can hope to gain the compensation you deserve.
Further, the accident may be due to a third party. This increases the complexity of proving the case and determining what entity has liability for what portion of the incident.
These are tasks that should be undertaken by legal representatives, while you recover from your injuries.
The types of bus accidents are virtually the same as with any vehicle, including head-on, rear-end and side impact collisions.
Causes may be:
As a passenger, the most common types of injuries are:
Pedestrians and other drivers or vehicle occupants may suffer from the same types of injuries as passengers, although bus collisions with pedestrians represent the most fatalities.
If you or a loved one were involved in a serious bus accident, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC immediately to discuss your case. You deserve to be compensated for your damages – especially if they were due to the negligence of another party.