Have you been injured in a Rhode Island bus accident? Public transportation systems are often exceptionally reliable and safe. However, when there is a bus accident, there are often serious injuries involved. Public transportation normally does not offer seat belts which puts the passengers at risk of injury. At times of overcrowding, many passengers are forced to stand and hold onto the railings. In the event of a bus accident passengers can often suffer substantial injuries.
Common Bus Accident Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Broken Bones
- Soft Tissue Injuries
If you have been injured in a bus accident, Dana and Dana Attorneys at Law is ready to fight for the compensation you deserve. Our Rhode Island bus accident lawyers have over 25 years of experience handling personal injury cases. In many public transportation cases, our clients have received significant compensation.
Who Is Liable In a Bus Accident?
Determining who is liable for your injuries after a bus accident may be difficult. To recover compensation, you must prove fault of another party. Examples of possible at-fault parties include:
- Bus driver
- Outside driver
- Highway defect
- Negligent Pedestrian
- Bus manufacturer
- Negligent mechanic
- Bus company or owner
Negligence On The Part of The Bus Driver or Bus Company
Many Rhode Island bus accidents are caused by negligence on the part of the bus driver or bus company. Examples of these causes include:
- Bus Mechanical Failure
- Bus Driver Inattention
- Bus Driver Error
- Bus Driver Fatigue
- Bus Speeding
- Poor Bus Maintenance
- Inadequate Safety Policies
Contact Dana & Dana About Rhode Island Bus Accident Cases
It is possible to recover the money you need after a Rhode Island bus accident, but only if you file a lawsuit on time. If you need help with you Rhode Island bus accident claim contact Dana & Dana, a personal injury law firm in Providence, Rhode Island, to see if you have grounds for a lawsuit.
Dana & Dana Attorneys at Law have a knowledgeable staff of expert attorneys with over 25 years of experience dealing with bus accident claims. They can help you collect evidence, dealt-fault at fault parties and fight so that you get the maximum compensation for your damages and losses. They are knowledgeable about bus accident laws in Providence, RI so you don’t have to worry about familiarizing yourself with legalities…they’ll do it for you!