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Making a Bus Accident Claim

On a daily basis we notice an increase in the case of accidents on public transport such as buses. If you have ever been injured in a road accident that occurred due to the bus driver’s default, then it is your legal right to sue the driver for compensation. The victim must take expert legal advice before jumping into a court case. Accidents involving public transport can be serious as buses are heavy vehicles and the smallest mistake on the part of the driver can throw hundreds of lives in danger. Claim made in case of a bus accident depends on the severity of the wound incurred on the victim’s body. While Making A Bus Accident Claim, the victim or the family of the victim must calculate following losses:

The victim or the family of the victim can sue the driver for permanent loses such as disfigurement or disability due to driver’s negligent driving

The family can sue the bus driver for in the case that the victim got killed in the bus accident. The family of the victim can ask for large amounts of compensation if the deceased was the sole source of the family’s financial needs

The victim can sue the driver for travel and medical expenses such as doctor’s fees, medicine’s cost and treatment costs.

The victim must not forget to calculate the monetary losses that incurred in the bus accident such as loss of wages. While calculating the loss of wages, the victim must not forget to add the loss of present and future wages that the victim faced due to being admitted in a hospital in case of severe injuries.

The victim can also sue the bus driver for emotional suffering such as depression and anxiety.

The internet is a great place to find numerous companies providing expert advice on how to get 100% compensation for an accident with public transport. The solicitors provided by the online compensation websites are thoroughly certified and have sound experience in winning compensation claims cases relating to public transport accidents.

Testimonials
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Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*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