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Bus crashes often result in catastrophic injuries and death. Tragically, like so many traffic collisions, most bus accidents are caused by negligence. Whenever that happens in Louisiana or Texas, the team at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers can help survivors fight for the justice they deserve.
With more than 20 years’ experience, our 5-star bus accident lawyers are backed by deep knowledge of the law and a tireless dedication to our clients.
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Drivers’ actions and choices are among the top causes of bus accidents. In fact, more than 9 in 10 traffic collisions, including bus wrecks, are caused by motorist errors (source: NHTSA). Whether bus drivers or other motorists make these accident-causing mistakes, their errors can include:
Here, it’s critical to note that:
The companies operating buses in Louisiana and Texas may also play a role in causing bus accidents. Specifically, these entities — which can include private companies and government agencies — can be liable for bus accidents caused by their:
Please be aware that there may be different rules, deadlines, and processes for pursuing a bus accident claim against a public (government) agency versus a private company. This is one of many details an experienced bus accident lawyer can help you sort out when it’s time to recover.
Buses and other vehicles on the roads can experience equipment failures when:
Notably, vehicle equipment failures are twice as likely to impact buses and other commercial vehicles, as compared to passenger vehicles (source: FMCSA). That’s likely due to the fact that commercial vehicles are driven longer and harder than passenger vehicles while towing heavy loads.
When this factor is involved in a bus accident, several parties may be liable, like vehicle makers, equipment manufacturers, and/or bus companies.
Additionally, the roads can be risky even if the weather is fair. For example, debris in the roads, poorly maintained streets, and highway work zones can all complicate traffic conditions. Sometimes, that may also contribute to bus wrecks.
Ultimately, one or several parties can be liable for a bus accident, and it will usually take some investigation to determine liability. A bus accident attorney can provide invaluable assistance with liability determinations and every other key task essential to setting a case up for a favorable, efficient resolution.
After a bus accident, don’t wait to get answers or advocacy. Time and insurance companies are not on your side, but a 5-star bus accident lawyer at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers can be. We are skilled at winning all types of bus wreck cases, and we can help you recover.
Tireless, strategic, and known for excellence, our bus accident attorneys are proud to offer exceptional representation to the victims of negligence. Discover the difference our team can make in your case and recovery by contacting us today.