According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are over 96,000 buses registered in the state of Texas including public and private buses. With so many buses on our Texas roads, it is not a surprise that we see a lot of bus accidents. Maybe you are a frequent or occasional passenger on Trinity Metro or maybe you have children that ride Forth Worth school buses, or at the very least, you probably share the road with buses when you are on the go. Bus accidents and bus safety should be a concern for all of us.
Whether it is a school bus, private bus, or city bus, bus accidents are dangerous and resulting injuries can be catastrophic. Large numbers of injuries occur in bus accidents because of the number of passengers on buses. Others who may be injured in bus accidents include occupants of other vehicles, people on scooters, bicyclists, and pedestrians. See below for several contributing factors and causes of bus accidents.
Bus accidents can be especially dangerous because of the number of people that are involved and the injuries and damages that can result. Additionally, even though recently enacted law requires new school buses to have safety restraints, many buses on our Fort Worth roads that are not new do not have safety restraints. And then when you consider the size and mass of a bus compared to other motor vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians, it is easy so see whey bus accident injuries can be severe. In order to be fully compensated after a bus accident, you need to consider all of your injuries and damages which may include lost wages, loss of earning capacity, medical bills, property damage, pain and suffering, and disability. Wrongful death and survival actions may also be available to those who have lost a loved one in a bus accident.
If you have been injured in a bus accident, contact Forth Worth bus accident attorney, Dorothy Hyde. Our bus accident experts are experienced advocates who want to see that you are fully compensated for your injuries and damages. The Law Office of Dorothy Hyde is committed to helping bus accident victims and their loved ones maximize their monetary recovery.
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After I was severely injured, I didn’t know what to do next. One of my colleagues recommended reaching out to Dorothy for representation. When I finally did, I didn’t regret my decision — I received tremendous support and she treated me like family. She brought the best outcome and I’m amazed at the passion she brings into her work. I would recommend her services without any reservation.
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