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Bus Accidents

If you met with a serious bus accident then you have legal right to avail accident compensation from the guilty third party. In order to get maximum compensation the sufferer can claim on the bus company for irresponsible behaviour of their drivers. The victim can also make a claim against the manufacturer companies for defective manufacturing that lead to bus accidents. The person in want of claim can also sue those individuals who drive recklessly on road thereby blocking the road and so causing the accident. One can anytime sue the driver if careless driving is the sole reason of accident. Responsible parties in bus accidents also include those disruptive passengers who were disturbing the driver while driving.

The sufferer can also seek for compensation support online. These online claim experts work on a no win no fee basis and will not charge even a penny in case you lose the case. These online claim experts can be contacted anytime on their toll free number available on the internet. The best quality of these online claim experts is that they deal your claim case from start to finish. In order to get free expert advice from these online claim experts, the sufferer or the family members should fill the online form available on online compensation websites. Make sure to give complete detail of the accident in the form so that they can draft a genuine picture of the pain suffered by the innocent victim and ask for justified compensation.

In case of accidents from public transport like buses, compensation can be asked for following things;

  • Loss of personal and future wages due to the injury.
  • Travel and medical expenses of the injured.
  • Intensity of the injury i.e. if it’s a minor or major injury.
  • Permanent loss of a body part i.e. becoming handicapped.

In case the bus accident lead to death of a person then the family should consult a wrongful death attorney as then it’s the legal right of the family members to ask for compensation. The sufferer should check that the solicitor should be certified with association of personal injury lawyers of the state. In order to get maximum compensation the victim should keep all the medical bills and vehicle number of bus intact. The person asking for compensation must also assemble some eye witnesses and their contact numbers to make the case strong in the court of law. Always have a proper check on the solicitor’s prior experience of fighting claims for accidents from public transport like bus.

Cyclist knocked over by car
Mr G was knocked off his bicycle by a car pulling out of a side road, fracturing his left leg. The defendant insurers blamed him for the accident alleging he had ridden on the pavement and not given way to their car. Cooks obtained photographs and sketch plans of the accident site and agreed with Mr G to issue his claim. As soon as the documents were lodged with the Court, the defendant insurers accepted liability and settled the claim in the sum of £5,420.58. He said:
"Excellent service – I cannot thank you enough for all the help and advice that I received from my Solicitor. No regrets choosing Cooks Legal 100%."
Mr G from Middlesex

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case