Plenty of people in and around the Dallas area use buses on a regular basis. This can include short-distance transit buses or buses that travel long distances. However, there are times when accidents happen due to the negligence of a bus driver or bus agency. When these incidents occur, the team at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC is ready to help. Our Dallas bus accident attorneys will work to secure the compensation victims need.
Dallas is a busy city, and there are many types of buses. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system provides intercity bus services for residents, and thousands of passengers ride each day. There are also several bus services that provide long-distance transportation for Dallas residents, including Greyhound Lines, Megabus, Shofur, and more.
We also need to remember that there are thousands of school buses that operate every day in Dallas. We rely on these buses to get our children from place to place safely.
Unfortunately, there are times when the careless actions of a bus driver can cause an accident. This can include:
Bus companies can also contribute to bus accidents if they fail to properly maintain each vehicle. If a bus experiences vehicle failure, it can become a danger to everyone on the roadway.
Bus accidents frequently lead to severe injuries. Due to the size of most buses, a crash can result in various groups being injured:
It is not uncommon for our mass transit accident attorneys to help clients who have sustained the following injuries:
Each of these injuries requires immediate medical care. Many bus accident victims need extended medical intervention, physical therapy, and rehabilitation in order to make a full recovery. If a Dallas bus accident victim cannot work while they recover, they will lose the income they need to support themselves and their families.
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a bus accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or company, the team at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC is ready to help. We will investigate your claim and work to secure any compensation you may be entitled to, which can include: