There are plenty of buses in and around Allentown. While most of these vehicles get from place to place safely, there are times when bus accidents occur. At the Dan Doyle Law Group, we are here to help if you or a loved one happen injured due to the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or bus company. Our bus accident attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case and move to secure the compensation you are entitled to.
There are plenty of buses in and around Allentown and Lehigh County. This includes thousands of school buses as well as many long-distance transportation buses. There are also many LANTA buses that faithfully serve the residents of our area who need to get from place to place around the county.
There are various agencies responsible for regulating these buses, including both state and federal regulatory bodies. Statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) show that both school and inter-city buses, both of which we have in abundance in this area, are regularly involved in crashes. Thousands of people are injured each year in bus crashes throughout the country.
There are many reasons why bus accidents often lead to severe injuries. Passengers inside of a bus are rarely restrained with seatbelts, including children on school buses. When an accident occurs, passengers can be catapulted around the inside of the vehicle. For those who are struck by a bus, they face the impact of a vehicle that weighs tens of thousands of pounds. It is not uncommon for our Allentown bus accident lawyers to help those who have sustained the following in a crash:
We want to note that over half of all school bus crashes in Pennsylvania during the latest reporting year were injury crashes.
There are various ways the bus accidents happen. Of particular concern are bus crashes that are caused by the negligence of the bus driver or the bus company.
If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or bus company, seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At the Dan Doyle Law Group, we are ready to step in and help secure the compensation you need. This can include: