Besides the pain involved with their injuries, bus accident victims are often left with steep medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to reach out to a Federal Way bus accident lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been in a bus accident, please schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.
Bus accidents tend to be more complicated than most motor vehicle accidents.
Here are some of the differences:
Given this, we do not recommend you try to pursue a bus accident on your own. Talk to one of our skilled attorneys first.
Unfortunately, all buses can be involved in accidents, including school buses. Even though school bus drivers receive special training, errors can still occur. Some causes of school bus accidents include:
School bus accidents can pose serious threats to children, who are the primary passengers. Without seatbelts, children can be thrown into the aisles or hit their heads against the windows. It’s not uncommon to see head injuries, fractures, and broken bones.
If you’ve been a victim of a bus accident, you’re entitled to receive compensation. In the State of Washington, you can recover for two types of damages:
The amount of the settlement depends on many factors including the severity of your injuries, who’s responsible, and your economic damages. One of our attorneys can provide insight about the value of your claim after an initial consultation.
Please call a Federal Way bus accident lawyer to learn about your rights. In the State of Washington, you have three years to file a bus accident claim (RCW 4.16.080).
The first step is to schedule a no-fee, no consultation to discuss your case. From there, we work on a contingency basis. This means you only pay us if we’re able to win you a settlement. Not able to make it into the office? Let us know and one of our attorneys will plan to meet with you at your home, hospital, or other preferred meetup location.