Buses are widely accepted as one of the safest modes of travel, and national bus ridership has been steadily growing due to gas price fluctuations and an increasing interest in green travel.
Unfortunately, buses are not always safe for their passengers, therefore bus accidents can cause horrible injury or even death and are a very real risk for passengers. What happens when you are involved in a bus accident? Read on for more information.
Bus accidents in Manchester can be caused by a variety of factors ranging from traffic and construction to inclement weather conditions, incompetence of other drivers, or error of the driver himself. While bus companies that are designated as common carriers have an increased responsibility of care for their passengers, they cannot always prevent accidents that can cause injury ranging from broken bones to burns, paralysis, disfigurement, and even death. In addition, many buses lack restraints, even most school buses, and this feature can lead to increased risk for individuals who may be thrown out of or around a bus during a crash.
Though bus companies do have increased legal responsibility for their passengers, many carriers try to rely on insurance companies to provide a quick-fix settlement to injured passengers or the families of those who have died in a bus accident. Unfortunately, this sum may not cover the extensive costs associated with a bus accident, costs which range from treatment-associated charges to rehabilitation, pain and suffering, job reassignment, and lost wages. Luckily, victims do have certain rights under the law, rights they can fully exercise with the help of a skilled injury attorney.
At Tenn And Tenn, P.A., we help our bus accident injury clients seek and obtain the justice they deserve in New Hampshire bus accident lawsuits demanding recovery of costs associated with the injury. Though these cases can be complex and involve investigations and multiple parties, we understand both the ins and outs of the law and the best way to construct a legal strategy. Our long track record of happy clients speaks for itself, but we would like to speak to you. Do you wonder if you have a bus accident case? Contact an experienced New Hampshire bus accident attorney at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. immediately to help protect your rights. Our toll-free injury helpline is 1-888-511-1010. All consultations are free of charge.