Bus accidents can happen due to a range of factors, and when they result from negligence or recklessness, pursuing compensation through a personal injury claim becomes a viable option.

Injuries stemming from bus accidents can be severe, making it challenging to hold insurance companies and individuals accountable for the damages incurred. The financial fallout, including high medical expenses for treatment, therapy, and medication, coupled with potential loss of wages due to the inability to work, can leave individuals in a vulnerable position. A proficient injury law firm strives to safeguard individuals from the long-term detrimental effects of bus accidents.

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Bagby Injury Law’s attorneys specialize in protecting clients from unjust settlements, ensuring they receive fair compensation by investing the cause of accident and documenting the full scope of your injuries.

Bus Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment

A bus accident caused by faulty equipment can have devastating consequences for passengers, pedestrians, and other vehicles involved. When critical components such as brakes, steering systems, or tires fail due to defects or poor maintenance, the risk of a serious collision increases exponentially. Such incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries and loss of life, leaving victims and their families grappling with physical, emotional, and financial hardships. Identifying the responsible parties, whether it be the bus operator, manufacturer, or maintenance provider, becomes paramount in seeking justice and compensation for those affected by the accident. Additionally, holding accountable those who neglect their duty to ensure the safety of public transportation systems is essential for preventing future tragedies.

Bus Accident Injuries

In bus accidents, common injuries include contusions and trauma caused by the impact of the collision. The force from the crash, combined with the size and weight of the bus, can result in serious bodily harm.

Texting While Driving a Bus

The most hazardous form of distracted driving in bus accidents is texting. This behavior diverts drivers’ attention, taking their eyes, hands, and cognitive functions away from the road, increasing the risk of accidents.

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Impaired Bus Driving

Driving a bus under the influence poses a significant hazard, as impaired drivers may lack the cognitive ability to navigate safely. They may struggle to react to changing road conditions, increasing the likelihood of bus accidents. Bagby Injury Law is ready to advocate for those injured by impaired bus drivers.

Rear-End Bus Accidents

Often attributed to the following driver, rear-end bus accidents can result from tailgating, aggressive driving, and distractions that prevent timely braking to avoid colliding with the vehicle in front.

Driver Distraction in Bus Accidents

Apart from texting, various distractions, such as adjusting vehicle features or engaging in conversations, can divert a bus driver’s attention and contribute to accidents.

Head-On Bus Accidents

While infrequent, head-on bus accidents can be severe. They may result from factors like impaired driving, falling asleep at the wheel, or swerving to avoid obstacles on the road.

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