Minneapolis Bus Accident Attorney Near Me
The personal injury attorneys at Hall Law have extensive experience handling virtually all types of motor vehicle accident cases, including bus accidents. As a result we understand the profound effect such accidents can have both on the injured person and their family.
We realize that many times after a serious accident people are unable to work, unable to pay their bills, and have trouble dealing with insurance companies because of their injuries. We know how to deal with and resolve these issues. Firm attorneys have an excellent track record of obtaining positive results for our clients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents, both via settlement negotiations and via jury trial verdicts.
Bus Accident Injuries
Every day millions of people ride buses. Like any other motor vehicle, buses can be, and often are, involved in a variety of accidents — from collisions with other vehicles to hitting pedestrians.
Often bus accidents cause serious injuries including
- brain injuries,
- spinal cord injuries,
- burn injuries,
- broken bones, and
- a variety of other injuries.
Factors That Contribute to Bus Traffic Accidents
Most bus accidents are preventable. Many bus accidents are a result of one of more of the following:
- driver error
- driver fatigue
- faulty emergency exits
- inadequate security
- dangerous roadways
- defective products
- improper maintenance
Bus Accident Damages Recovery
There are two primary sources of recovery for injuries suffered in bus accidents:
- no-fault insurance
- liability insurance covering the bus company employee who caused the collision
Minnesota No Fault Insurance
Minnesota law requires insurance companies to provide no fault auto insurance as a part of every automobile insurance policy insuring a motor vehicle registered or principally garaged in Minnesota. No fault insurance provides certain basic insurance benefits to all people who are injured in automobile accidents irrespective of whose fault caused the accident.
Benefits recoverable under the No Fault Act include:
- Medical Expenses and Rehabilitation Services
- Income Loss and Replacement Services
- Benefits for the family of someone killed in a motor vehicle accident
Bus Accident Reference Materials
- School Bus Crash Injury Facts (National Safety Council)
- Transportation Safety by the Numbers (U.S. Department of Transportation)
Work With an Experienced Bus Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one have been injured in a bus accident, the attorneys at Hall Law can help. We have over 35 years of experience representing people who have been injured in accidents of this nature. Call us for a free consultation, and we’ll give you honest feedback about how we think you should proceed.
Preserve Your Rights
Where you or a loved one has been involved in a motor vehicle accident, it is important to act swiftly in order to preserve evidence and to ensure other key aspects of your case are not neglected. If you or one of your loved ones has a potential claim, please call us today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys.