Washington, DC Bus Accident Lawyer
Proven Record of Success in Bus Accident Cases
Bus accident lawsuits are much more complex than a typical
auto accident lawsuit. Not only are there often multiple injured parties and serious
injuries, there are usually multiple responsible parties as well. Government
entities, such as public schools or transportation departments may also
be involved, meaning that different procedures and different time limits
may apply when filing a personal injury lawsuit.
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Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C., our injury attorneys have a proven record of success helping bus accident
victims and their families recover full financial compensation after being
harmed in bus accidents. We understand the difficulties involved with
these cases, and we know the investigations and strategies it takes to win them.
We handle all types of bus accidents cases, including those involving:
- Public transit
- Interstate travel buses
- School and chartered buses
- Driver negligence and error
- Negligent hiring
- Vehicle defects
- FMCSA safety violations
All cases are unique. When it comes to bus accidents, different laws and
procedures apply to different types of buses, and to cases where different
parties may be responsible for the accident and victims’ injuries.
Our legal team takes the time to evaluate and plan effectively to put our clients in
the best position to recover the maximum compensation possible, no matter
how complex the case may be.
Who is liable for my bus accident?
Bus accident victims have the right to pursue compensation from the at-fault
party that caused their damages. Responsible parties can vary from case
to case, and in some instances multiple parties may be at fault. Additionally,
victims can sue government entities that operate public transportation.
However, these cases can involve strict time limits and rules and leave
no room for error.
Our team is prepared to help clients file claims against:
- Local governments
- Mass transit systems
- School districts
- Bus companies
- Bus drivers
- Other drivers
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Bus drivers and their employers are legally bound to a greater standard
of care than drivers of passenger vehicles. Negligence and wrongdoing
on the part of bus drivers and their employers is not taken lightly by
the courts, but bus companies, government entities, and insurance companies
have the resources to put up a hard fight. You can level the playing field
by working with a proven legal team that has
over 90 years of combined experience.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a bus accident in Washington
DC, Maryland, or Virginia, please email or
call our committed personal injury lawyers today.
Examples of Our Successful Bus Accident Cases