Bus Accident Lawyers
Serving bus accident victims
The lawyers at
The Doan Law Firm understand how quickly a lapse in judgement or a distraction can cause
a bus driver to make a mistake that can lead to an accident. Additionally,
we are also aware of the fact that when the bus company is negligent in
the maintenance of the bus, it can result in mechanical failure, which
can lead to a devastating accident — injuring bus passengers and
other motorists. Our bus accident attorneys have an exceptional amount
of experience in dealing with bus accidents, and we are committed to pursuing
bus companies in order to recover damages for our clients.
While public transportation is an immeasurable asset for major cities,
providing a service that is vital to ensure that those who do not own
vehicles can afford to make their commutes to work, shopping and entertainment
destinations, the failure of a public transportation bus driver to follow
safety protocol, or the failure of the bus company to properly maintain
the bus, can lead to catastrophic injuries for passengers, other motorists
and even pedestrians. When this happens, the lawyers here at The Doan
Law Firm are prepared to aggressively pursue the compensation that our
The sheer size of buses, alone, increases the magnitude of the damage that
is caused during an accident. For those who survive the accident, injuries
can be major. The average passenger vehicle is no match for a full-sized
bus. Even something as simple as a sideswipe from a bus can cause a car
to be driven into oncoming traffic, which can lead to tragic consequences.
While no one wants to find themselves in a bus accident, when it does
happen, we will be there fighting for the victims in order to ensure that
their best interests are represented. Our law firm has a complete team
of seasoned investigators who work for us, investigating the facts, causes
and accident liability.
If you have been injured in a bus accident, or you have a family member
who was killed in a bus crash, contact our office to schedule an appointment
to speak with an experienced bus accident lawyer. Lawyers at The Doan
Law Firm will take the time to review the facts of your case to determine
if you have cause to demand compensation for your injuries and losses.
You can complete the simple online contact form, and we will contact you
to schedule your free initial consultation immediately.
Bus Operators Owe Passengers the Highest Level of Safety
Generally, buses are defined as a vehicle that has the capacity to transport
10 or more passengers, with the exclusion of the driver. When bus drivers
are transporting individuals who can be considered to be public passengers,
the drivers are considered common carriers, meaning that they are held
to the highest standard of providing care and safety for passengers. Despite
the effort of bus companies to meet the standard of care, accidents still
happen, and people are hurt. When these accidents take place, they have
the potential to leave the injured parties with enormous medical bills,
financial difficulties and personal loss.
Bus Accident Lawyers serving Nationwide
Immediately after a bus accident, it is likely that you will be dealing
with a combination of things that can place you in a position of vulnerability.
If your injuries are serious enough, you could be dealing with the inability
to work, accumulating medical bills, the fear associated with the uncertainty
of your future, and more. This is not a time to attempt to deal with the
bus company and their representatives on your own. At The Doan Law Firm,
we are equipped and prepared to fight for victims of bus accidents. Due
to the fact that the injuries associated with bus accidents can be devastating,
it is vital to get started on building the case against the bus company
as soon as possible. We will review your case to determine what we believe
to be the best course of action. We will then advise you of our findings,
providing you with enough information that you will be able to determine
how you wish to proceed. Based on your wishes, we will proceed, keeping
you in the loop throughout the entire process.
Due to our extensive experience in filing
personal injury claims against bus companies, we are aware of the deadlines enforced by state
law, and we will move aggressively forward to make sure that all of the
proper paperwork is filed on time and in order. It is likely that the
bus company, their insurance company or the attorneys representing the
bus company will offer you a settlement, with hopes of settling the case
as quickly as possible for as little as possible. We don't recommend
that you accept any settlement offer without first having one of our attorneys
review it. It is highly likely that a settlement offer that quickly will
likely be far less than what you actually deserve.
An injury accident of any kind can be a very emotional and frightening
experience for both, the injured and their families. When you are struggling
to deal with the initial impact of the accident, the last thing that you
may be thinking about is the legal aspects of your situation, but unfortunately,
you will need to take action in a relatively short period of time if you
are going to recover damages. This is where we come in. Your accumulating
medical bills and other losses, such as loss wages and pain and suffering,
are all a part of the compensation that you are entitled to, and we will
fight aggressively to make sure that you receive every dime that you deserve.
If you have been injured in a bus accident,
contact our office for your initial consultation with an experienced attorney. We will review
the facts of the case and prepare a strategy to ensure that we are able
to represent your best interests moving forward.