If you’ve been injured while riding a bus, you might not know where to turn for help. Let the experienced personal injury attorneys at Anthem Injury Lawyers guide you through the legal process.
Because of the massive size of buses, victims of bus accidents often suffer serious injuries that require immediate medical attention. If you or a loved one has been injured by a bus, getting medical care should be your first priority. Contact us for a free case review to make sure you receive fair compensation for your claim.
Common Causes of Bus Accidents
Bus crashes occur when a public transit bus, school bus, tour bus, or similar commercial vehicle crashes into another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, or a non-moving object.
The cause of these vehicle accidents is often human error. City bus or school bus accidents can be caused by:
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Dangerous road or weather conditions
- Mechanical failure
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Negligence of the driver
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Common Types of Bus Accidents
Commercial vehicles like buses are larger and hold more passengers than standard motor vehicles. The size and capacities of these vehicles means that more motorists have the potential to encounter catastrophic injuries. The personal injury lawyers at Anthem Injury Lawyers are experienced at dealing with personal injury claims involving:
- School district buses
- Tour buses
- Charter buses
- City and metro buses
- Shuttle buses
- Public buses
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Common Bus Accident Injuries
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
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Under Nevada law, there are numerous parties that may be held responsible for injuries that you’ve suffered in a bus accident. In the United States, every motor vehicle owner and operator has a “duty of care” to ensure that vehicles are safe to be on the road and carefully operated. If a bus driver or bus owner fails to fulfill this duty, they will be liable for the resulting damages and injuries.
- A bus driver may be held responsible if the accident was caused by driver error or negligence such as driving under the influence, driver fatigue, or traffic violations.
- A bus company may be held accountable for an accident if it was caused by improper vehicle maintenance, mechanical failure, or inexperienced or poorly trained drivers.
- A city or state agency may be held liable if the vehicle is owned or operated by a city, county or state government agency such as a RTC bus. Claims against government agencies may be subject to additional rules and a shorter statute of limitations during which a claim can be filed.
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Experienced Las Vegas Bus Accident Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured in a bus accident, contact Nevada bus accident attorneys at Anthem Injury Lawyers for a Free Case Evaluation before speaking to your insurance company. The Las Vegas car accident Lawyers at Anthem Injury Lawyers will assist you with your bus accident claim to ensure you receive maximum compensation to cover your medical expenses.
Not only do we help bus accident victims, our law firm also helps Nevada residents with their car accident and wrongful death claims. Contact our law office here.
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