If you or your loved one was in a bus accident, secure experienced legal counsel. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and other transit authorities have the resources to defend their interests and responsibility to victims. The right personal injury lawyer will know how to overcome any roadblocks in pursuit of the compensation you are entitled.
Kreindler & Kreindler LLP has more than 50 years of experience handling bus accident claims throughout the country. Transit authorities generally respond quickly to try and minimize their liability for in causing serious and life-threatening bus accidents. We know how the insurance industry works and the right steps to take in securing the compensation you are entitled. Contact Kreindler bus accident attorneys.
Notice of Claim. In cases arising from bus accidents where the bus operated by the New York City Transit Authority, a victim must notify the Authority within 90 days of the claim. it is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible after an accident.
Seeking a Full Financial Recovery for Bus Accident Victims Nationwide
Every motor vehicle accident claim is fact-specific. Our personal injury attorneys conduct thorough investigations to understand the cause of bus accidents. We review witness statements and police reports to identify the factors involved. Maintenance records, accident reports and driving records can also help us pinpoint factors that could have played a part in the causing of the bus accident.
When fault remains unclear, we can consult accident scene reconstructionists invaluable in helping us identify sources of liability, such as:
- Transit authority negligence — We have experience holding transit authorities accountable for pressuring bus drivers to maintain an unrealistic schedule, causing driver fatigue, failing to properly train bus drivers or avoiding regular bus maintenance.
- Bus driver negligence — We know how to prove fault against bus drivers for speeding, driving recklessly, ignoring dangerous road conditions, failing to properly inspect the bus or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
- Negligent motorists — Our legal team has the skills and legal resources to hold motorists accountable for swerving in front of buses, erratically cutting busses off and other reckless driving habits that can lead to serious accidents.
Kreindler's bus accident attorneys conduct thorough investigations to determine all the factors involved. If more than one party can be held responsible, we will aggressively pursue claims against all at-fault parties. We want to help you achieve justice for any current and long-term medical-related expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages.
Contact Our New York Bus Injury Lawyers With a National Focus
Kreindler has the experience and the resources to successfully pursue claims against large, powerful transit authorities. Contact Kreindler bus injury attorneys for a free consultation.