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Bus Accident

Buses are most of the times considered to be a safe mode of travelling. Though they are larger than any other means of commuting from one place to another on the road, they can sometimes be involved in road accidents. Out of the various public transportation that are made available to the public, buses when involved in an accident tend to cause more serious accidents. These sometimes can also lead to the death of the passengers or other road users. The Bus Accidents can take place due to various reasons, one of the major reason of public transport accidents is due to seat belts not being available to passengers. There has been some legislation change due to some accidents involving school children, school authorities have now changes to busses which have seat belts to avoid fatal accidents.

If a passenger is involved in the accident on bus or has suffered personal injury which is a result of the bus accident they are entitled for a compensation claim. There are a lot of accidents that have been taking place and also have injured numerous people. If the accident has been a result of the bus collision with the other vehicle, the injured can make a claim compensation for the injuries caused by the public transport and if it is the driver who is at fault of the collision of the vehicle, the compensation can be made against the bus company with whom the bus driver works. There are cases also where the collision is caused by the other party. In this case the compensation would be filed against the driver of the other party.

Before filing a compensation claim, it is important to find an experienced lawyer who is familiar with the laws that are related to the accidents that are caused by the public transports that come under the category of common carriages. The professional solicitor should be selected from the area where the accident took place as the bus accident lawsuit actions vary extensively from state to state. It is considered highly beneficial for the person to have the guidance of an expert and experienced bus accident attorney.

The bus accidents injury solicitors work on a no win no fee basis which basically means that if the solicitor is unable to get the injured the compensation, the solicitor charges no fees for the case. In this, the solicitor takes the case on their own risk. If the injured can prove the accident to be someone else’s fault, they are entitled to make a compensation claim.  The injured people are compensated for the medical expenses that they had to bear, loss of job as well as the other emotional needs.

Testimonials
Pedestrian run over by car
Mrs K was knocked over by a car that mounted the pavement, fracturing her tibia. Following extensive medical investigations organised by Cooks, it transpired that the accident brought forward the need for a knee replacement operation in the next 5-10 years. Cooks settled Mrs K’s claim for £28,750.00 she said:
"I am very pleased with the service I have received and would recommend Cookss to my friends. My claim was handled in a very professional manner and I was kept informed of it’s progress. Everyone I met or spoke to was helpful and considerate and I felt confident in their abilities. This was important to me at the time of my accident and later."
Mrs K from Streetly

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