Vela Firm, PLLC

Bus Accidents

SAN ANTONIO BUS ACCIDENT LAWYER

When San Antonio residents travel by city transit busses or let a child ride a school bus, you put your trust in the bus driver and bus company with your and/or your family’s safety and security. Although bus accidents are unexpected, they happen.

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What To Do Following A Bus Accident

SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION: It is important that you and any loved ones involved in the accident seek prompt medical attention. Because buses are typically commercial carriers, bus company personnel will usually call for medical assistance for any passengers who may need it. Insist on receiving a full medical evaluation of any injuries you believe to have suffered which may include head, back, and spinal injuries.

CALL THE POLICE: Immediately call law enforcement to the scene and request a report detailing the events that caused the crash. Your accident attorney will use the report in preparing your claim.

CONTACT A SAN ANTONIO BUS ACCIDENT ATTORNEY: There are certain regulations specific to carriers such as bus companies and transit lines. An experienced bus accident attorney will be able to which if any of these regulations apply to your case. Texas law may also impose strict limits on the time you have to bring a claim for recovery. You should entrust your case to a lawyer who has experience with similar cases to be sure that your case is handled with competence and that your rights are protected.

WHO MAY BE RESPONSIBLE BUS ACCIDENT INJURIES?

Due the many ways a bus accident can occur, the responsible party(ies) and damages will depend on the circumstances surrounding the accident. It is important for your attorney to identify parties, such as the bus owner, the company that operates the bus, and the company responsible for maintaining the bus. Finding a lawyer that will work to pinpoint all potential parties is crucial. Parties that may be responsible for bus accident injuries include the following:

The Bus Company
The Bus Maintenance Company
State or Local Government Entities
School Districts or School Boards
Cruise Lines or Tour Operators
Bus Driver
Another Vehicle’s Driver and Possibly Their Employer
Bus and Bus Part Manufacturer

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If you or a loved one have been injured or have questions regarding representation, do not hesitate to contact our office ASAP. Speak to an attorney now and get the answers you deserve.

VELA FIRM, PLLC

1718 San Pedro
San Antonio, Texas 78212

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Office: (210) 802-8889
Fax: (210) 802-2822