If you have been in an accident involving a transit bus, school bus, intercity bus, passenger van, or another kind of bus, you could receive compensation for your injuries. If you’re worried about past or future medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering, or your ability to earn money in the future, you need representation ASAP.
NJ Hurt Law will connect you with a lawyer specializing in bus accident cases who can help you recover from injury-related costs.
Though hazardous road conditions and poor weather are contributing factors, negligence plays a prominent role in bus accidents in New Jersey. Some of the most common causes of bus accidents include:
Common Causes of Bus Accidents:
Injuries resulting from a bus accident include:
The attorney at NJ Hurt Law understands that injuries from a bus accident are just as serious as a car or truck accident. Most of the time, safety measures are not strictly enforced. Lack of seatbelts alone can cause serious injury. Injured passengers, pedestrians and drivers can be financially compensated for damages and losses resulting from a bus accident. Unfortunately, recovering this compensation can be very difficult. This is why having the right attorney on your side makes a great difference in your bus accident outcomes.
How Can I Be Compensated From A Bus Accident?
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Negligence is established after four elements have been confirmed
Duty of Care Breached
Injuries happen when at-fault drivers neglect their duty of care. If a reasonable driver in a similar instance acted differently to prevent injury, a breach of duty might have occurred.
Duty of Care Present
Did the at-fault party have a legal obligation to reasonably prevent injuries to themselves and others?
You (or, preferably, your attorney) have to prove your injuries stemmed from the breached duty of care. Put differently, the motorcycle accident could have been prevented if the defendant had upheld their duty of care.
If you lost money from missing work, property damage, or medical bills, damages are present. Your lawyer can also obtain compensation if you experienced emotional damages, not just financial.
If you’re curious if your motorcycle accident claim is valid, let NJ Hurt Law pair you with a specialized attorney who can answer that question. Remember – a strong case begins directly after your accident with qualified representation.