Victims of Bus Accidents Deserve Strong Legal Representation.
Buses are an increasingly popular form of public transportation. With rising gas prices and traffic, more people are turning to public transportation to commute to and from work. Thousands of children ride school buses to school and back each day during the school year. Buses are also the preferred means of long-distance travel for people who dislike flying or driving.
For victims injured in bus accidents, it is important to speak with an experienced bus accident attorney. Mark A. Hammer & Associates, Inc. has served accident victims in western Washington for more than three decades. When bus accident victims come to our office for help, we do our very best to respond to their questions and concerns, and assist them in determining their best legal option.
Frequent Causes of Crashes in Puget Sound
Bus accidents happen for a variety of reasons. Like commercial drivers, these vehicles constantly pull into and out of traffic all day long. It is no surprise the amount of car accidents buses do cause. Some of the common causes of bus accidents include overworked or inexperienced drivers, inattentive driving, reckless driving, speeding, faulty maintenance, and defective design or manufacture. Out of control buses can cause rollovers and other dangerous collisions. Whatever the circumstances of a bus accident, our office conducts a thorough investigation to determine its cause. We are committed to holding the responsible parties accountable for the harm they have caused.
Financial Compensation is Critical
Bus accident victims can suffer any number of injuries in their accident, from the minor to the severe. The more severe injuries tend to involve trauma to the head, neck, and spine, including traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussions, broken vertebrae in the neck and back, nerve damage, herniae, paralysis, and more. There are also injuries caused by fuel fires including burns and smoke inhalation. Some of the less severe injuries include bone fractures, sprains, back pain, and soft tissue injuries, including tears or strains of muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Whatever the injury, it is important to speak with experienced lawyers to ensure that your legal rights are preserved and that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled.