If you sustained injuries in a bus accident in Delray Beach as a passenger of the bus, an occupant of another vehicle, or a pedestrian, you may be eligible for compensation. You could receive a financial award to cover your medical bills, lost wages, reduced earning capacity, and more. A Delray Beach bus accident lawyer from Ben Crump Law, PLLC can help you recover the compensation you deserve.
At Ben Crump Law, PLLC, we never shy away from tough cases. We will investigate your accident, identify the responsible parties, collect evidence against them and pursue compensation. There is never a fee until you get paid.
To receive a free, no-obligation case evaluation from a Delray Beach bus accident lawyer, call Ben Crump Law, PLLC today at (844) 638-1822.
Delray Beach Bus Accidents
While bus drivers must obtain a special designation on their license and must pass driving tests and background checks, there is no way to prevent accidents from occurring from time to time.
The size and sturdiness of a bus can work in favor of its occupants during an accident but can make injuries and property damage worse for others involved in the crash. Most buses are not equipped with seat belts, which can increase the chance of severe injuries.
No matter how your bus accident in Delray Beach occurred, Ben Crump Law, PLLC can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Even if you are not sure if you have a valid case, we want to hear from you. Our focus is getting you justice. We work on a contingency basis, so you owe us nothing unless and until we win your case. For your free case evaluation, call us today at (844) 638-1822.
For a free legal consultation with a bus accidents lawyer, call (844) 638-1822
The Responsible Parties
Here at Ben Crump Law, PLLC, we have a resourceful and investigative staff that will look into your accident and identify the responsible party or parties. Bus accidents are often more complex than other motor vehicle collisions, and there might be multiple people or entities who are liable.
A few of the potentially responsible parties for your Delray Beach bus accident include:
The Bus Driver
Our team will determine whether the bus driver was violating a traffic law at the time of the accident. If the driver was speeding, running a red light, driving recklessly or carelessly, or simply acting with negligence, we will find out and use it against them when pursuing compensation. We will also determine if the driver was not properly licensed or vetted.
The Bus Company
Since the driver is most likely an employee of the bus company, a Delray Beach bus accident lawyer may be able to hold the company vicariously liable.
Just because the accident involved a bus does not necessarily mean the bus driver was the only at-fault party. If the actions of another driver caused or contributed to the accident, we may be able to hold them (and their insurance company) liable as well.
If the bus that hit you was part of a municipally owned fleet, we may be able to take action against the local government or municipality and collect damages from it.
Other Responsible Parties
Since every auto accident is different, it is not possible to list every party that might share in the liability for your Delray Beach bus accident. Our investigators will identify who was responsible, however, and we will start building a case against them right away.
To learn more, call for a free case evaluation with Ben Crump Law, PLLC. Call our office today at (844) 638-1822.
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Your Delray Beach Bus Accident Compensation
Ben Crump Law, PLLC will fight for the full compensation you deserve. We take on the insurance companies and will not allow them to stick you with a settlement that underpays you. You may be eligible to recover substantial sums for both your economic and your noneconomic damages. Your settlement or award may include compensation for the following and more:
- Current and future medical expenses.
- Lost wages from work.
- Reduced earning capacity.
- Pain and suffering and inconvenience.
- Loss of enjoyment of life.
- Emotional distress.
- Wrongful death, if your loved one lost their life in a bus accident.
The Statute of Limitations
There is usually a four-year statute of limitations in Florida on bus accident lawsuits. While it might seem like a long time, it can slip away faster than you realize. Ben Crump Law, PLLC will handle the legal side on your behalf so that you can put all your effort into getting better. If a family member passed away in a bus accident, you generally have two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit and potentially recover compensation. The sooner you start working with a Delray Beach bus accident lawyer, the sooner you can receive the financial award you deserve. Call (844) 638-1822 for a free case evaluation.
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Call (844) 638-1822 for a Free Delray Beach Bus Accident Case Evaluation
To receive a free bus accident consultation from a Delray Beach lawyer who will fight for you, call Ben Crump Law, PLLC today at (844) 638-1822. We want to see justice served for you and will do all we can to make this happen.