School Bus Accident Lawyer
School buses are necessary transportation for so many, yet the accidents they cause result in emergency room visits by 17,000 children each year in the United States. Between 2008 and 2017, there have been 1,241 people killed in school-transportation-related crashes – an average of 124 fatalities per year. 21% of these fatalities were of school-age children (18 and younger). While school buses travel at low speeds, their large size poses a threat to other cars that share the road … and to their precious passengers. Seat belts are not required in school buses in either Missouri or Kansas.
Sometimes the driver of the school bus is at fault for an accident. Sometimes the driver of another vehicle is responsible. I will gather and investigate the evidence to determine who is liable for your child’s injuries.
School bus accidents can be caused by factors such as:
- Driver negligence
- Dangerous roadways
- Weather conditions
- Defective products
- Improper maintenance
These accidents may lead to death or serious physical injury:
- Head injuries
- Burn injuries
- Brain and spinal cord injuries
- Fractured bones
- Cuts and bruising
- Internal injuries
Charter & Public Bus Accidents
As a result of the high price of gas, more people are turning to buses as affordable transportation. When a bus accident occurs, every single passenger on board, as well as any nearby vehicle on the road, is put in danger and risks injury. If you have been involved in a bus accident contact me today. I’m a Kansas City personal injury lawyer with the experience to properly handle your bus accident case.
Plaza Injury Law Practice Areas
No Upfront Costs or Fees
At no up-front cost to you, Plaza Injury Law provides the best legal representation in personal injury and work injury on a contingency fee basis. This means that I do not take a fee until you receive compensation. You will not incur any legal fees or costs for my time and assistance unless I successfully earn you a trial verdict or settlement. Meaning, I have every incentive to maximize your recovery. I adhere to a “Clients First” philosophy, which means that I will do everything in my power to help you receive the justice and compensation you deserve for your injury and we help you get back to normal as quickly as possible.
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