Harmonson Law Firm: Committed to Quality Representation
Bus accidents often result in very serious injuries for those involved. Whether you were hit by a bus or were a passenger in a bus accident, you may be dealing with severe, life-changing injuries. It’s important that you seek quality legal representation after a collision involving a bus, as the private or public company that owns the bus or represents the bus driver will likely begin building a defense immediately after the incident. In most cases, these companies will do everything in their power to absolve them of any wrongdoing.
However, if the accident was caused by the bus driver, bus company, or bus manufacturer’s negligence, you may be entitled to fair compensation for your injuries. The El Paso bus accident attorney at Harmonson Law Firm can help you understand your options and create a plan of action. We have experience handling these very complex types of cases and can use this experience, plus our access to relevant resources, to fight for your rights. Contact Harmonson Law Firm today at (915) 584-8777 to schedule your free initial consultation with our El Paso bus accident attorney.
Common Causes of Bus Accidents
- Pedestrians or bicyclists illegally using the bus lane
- Buses veering to avoid collisions
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Other vehicles blocking the bus lane
- Passenger distractions and/or distracted driving
- Driver sleepiness or medical illness
- Reckless driving, including speeding
- Sudden brake, tire, or mechanical failures
- Unsafe road conditions/dangerous road design
- Unpredictable drivers
- Sudden lane changes and/or improper turns
- Insufficient training or improper supervision
Buses do not move as nimbly as cars and can be put into a compromising position at any time. For this reason, it is especially important that bus operators drive carefully and always follow the rules of the road. When they fail to do so, their negligence can result in catastrophic consequences.
Who Is Liable for Your Bus Accident Injuries?
After a bus accident occurs, it’s important that you seek medical attention right away. The next step is consulting with an experienced attorney who can help you determine what factors led to the accident. Your attorney will look at a number of different details, including whether or not any bus part was defective, whether the road on which the bus was traveling was poorly designed, and if the actions or inactions of the bus driver or bus company played a part in the accident.
Harmonson Law Firm: Our El Paso Bus Accident Attorney Will Fight For You
At Harmonson Law Firm, our El Paso bus accident attorney can determine if the liability lies with the bus driver, the bus company, the bus manufacturer, or another party. No matter the complexity of your unique case, we strive to hold the responsible parties accountable. We are ready to help injured victims in bus accident cases in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona involving personal injuries and wrongful death. Find out how our firm can help you seek the justice you deserve.