Bus ridership in the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia area is among the highest in the country. Workers commute on transit buses like Metro Bus, Ride On and Circulators; kids ride school buses to and from school; tourists hire chartered or hop-on tour buses to see the sites; and long-distance travelers take interstate buses like Grey Hound, Peter Pan, Bolt and Vamoose. Unfortunately, bus accidents do occur and when they do, they can involve many victims, with injuries that can range from minor to fatal.
Morgenstern Injury Lawyers has a proven track record in successfully litigating bus accident cases. Some of our cases include:
- MetroBus/Pedestrian Accident: $3.35 million
- MetroBus/Commercial Vehicle Accident: $1 million
- Interstate Bus Accident: $490,000
- Tour Bus/Pedestrian Accident: Confidential settlement
- School Bus Accident: Confidential settlement
Bus drivers and their employers are legally bound to a greater standard of care than drivers of passenger vehicles. However, bus accident lawsuits are much more complex than a typical auto accident lawsuit. Not only are there multiple injured parties, but there are usually multiple responsible parties as well. Lawsuits against government entities involve very strict time limits and rules for notification. You may also be fighting corporations and multiple insurance companies. These huge organizations have the financial resources and manpower to do all they can to drag out lawsuits, resulting in unfair (or worse, no) compensation for bus accident victims and their families.
There is no room for error when dealing with these kinds of lawsuits. This is why bus accident victims should consult an experienced bus accident law firm as soon as possible in order to protect their rights.
If you’ve been involved in a bus accident in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia and suffered injuries as a result, contact the experienced bus accident attorneys at Morgenstern Injury Lawyers for free a case evaluation. Email us at Morgenstern@InjuryLawOnly.com or call toll free at 1-888-888-0005.