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The Risks of School Bus Accidents

Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Aug 14, 2015 in Bus Accidents

Texas school bus accidentWhile millions of children take the bus to school each day without incident, accidents can occur. School bus accidents aren't just crashes; a number of other incidents involving the school bus or its driver can cause injury to your child. These injuries can be severe or in the worst cases, fatal.

If your child has suffered after a school bus accident, our experienced team of legal professionals can help you get the compensation you deserve. We are dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured and only get paid if you win a favorable verdict or settlement.

Call 877-920-9009 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable school buss accident lawyers.

 

Types of School Bus Accidents

School bus accidents may include:

  • Collisions between the bus and another vehicle
  • A single-vehicle crash involving only the bus
  • A child being struck by a vehicle while boarding or exiting the bus
  • A child being struck as they wait at the bus stop
  • Slip and fall injuries on the bus
  • A child who is left on the bus or dropped off at the wrong stop

These accidents may be the result of a range of causes, including negligent bus drivers, poor bus maintenance, other at-fault drivers, and poor training of bus drivers.

School Bus Accident Injuries & Compensation

A school bus accident can cause your child to suffer life-changing injuries. Extensive medical care and rehabilitation may be required indefinitely. You may be entitled to pursue a case for compensation of your child's injuries, for damages including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Therapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Long-term health care
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Disability
  • Medical equipment and home modifications
  • Pain and suffering
  • Diminished quality of life

A personal injury lawyer can assist you in filing a claim for compensation. Your attorney will thoroughly investigate your child's accident to determine liability, and will work to protect your family's legal rights and the best interests of your child.

If your child has been injured in a school bus accident, the law offices of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings can aid you in your pursuit of justice.

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