New York City Bus Accident Lawyers

It’s not uncommon to see a bus, or several, on the streets of New York City. It is estimated that over 2 million New Yorkers travel via bus on an average weekday. From children traveling on a school bus to tourists arriving on a tour bus, to New Yorkers using MTA buses to commute around the boroughs, increased bus traffic unfortunately equates to more bus accidents in New York City. 

Whether you were injured as a bus passenger, or struck by a bus, the team of New York City bus accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm can help you get the best result possible. After a bus accident, you should focus on recovering from your injuries – not the stress of dealing with the legal process. Call The Barnes Firm today for a FREE case evaluation. From the first phone conversation, through to the final settlement, our experienced team of bus accident attorneys will work hard for you every step of the way.  

How The Barnes Firm Can Help After a Bus Accident

In order to get the financial compensation you deserve after a bus accident, you will need a successful bus accident attorney on your side. With decades of experience advocating for New York City accident victims, our team of bus accident attorneys is ready to work hard to help you secure the financial compensation you deserve after a bus accident. We are dedicated to holding negligent parties responsible for their actions.  

When you choose The Barnes Firm, a team of experienced NYC bus accident attorneys will investigate your accident and the circumstances surrounding it, negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf, and take your case to trial if necessary. The Barnes Firm will stand by you every step of the way and work hard to help you get the best result possible. Call us today at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation. 

How Do New York City Bus Accidents Happen?

The congested and narrow roads of New York City can make driving a bus very difficult, which can lead to dangerous situations if a bus driver is inexperienced or negligent. Some factors that commonly cause New York City bus accidents to occur include: 

  • Distracted driving 
  • Speeding 
  • Fatigue 
  • Inexperienced driving 
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) 
  • Unsafe turns 
  • Failing to yield right of way 

After a bus accident, it is wise to hire an experienced bus accident attorney at The Barnes Firm to advocate for you. No matter the cause of your accident, our team of experienced attorneys is ready to help you get the best result possible.  

Types of Bus Accident Cases

Many different types of buses travel the streets of New York City each day. Our team has successfully handled cases involving: 

School Buses 

New York City has over 1,800 public schools and over 1 million students, making school buses very popular on the roads. School bus drivers have the responsibility to safely transport students to and from school each day. When drivers do not practice safety, bus accidents can occur, endangering the lives of the children on the bus.    

Public New York City Buses 

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) operates over 5,700 buses each day in New York City, transporting hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers each week. MTA buses are one of the most common forms of transportation for commuters in NYC and are some of the most common types of buses involved in accidents.  

Private Bus Companies 

Private bus companies operate tour and charter buses on the streets of New York City every day. These bus companies are required to hire safe and qualified drivers but sometimes come up short and a bus accident can occur.  

No matter the type of bus accident you were involved in, our team of successful NYC bus accident attorneys are equipped with the skills and knowledge to take on large bus companies and their legal teams to help you get the best result possible. Call us today at (800) 800-0000.

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Determining Liability in a Bus Accident

After a bus accident in New York State, you may be able to seek compensation from anyone who contributed to your accident. This could include: 

  • Bus drivers 
  • Bus companies 
  • Bus manufacturers 
  • New York City MTA 
  • And more… 

What to do Following your Bus Accident

Following a bus collision, it is important to take the following steps to preserve evidence and protect your legal rights: 

  1. Get to safety and call authorities to report the accident 
  2. Take photos and videos of the bus, accident scene, and injuries sustained 
  3. Gather contact information from all drivers involved in the accident 
  4. Obtain witness statements and information 
  5. Seek medical care 
  6. Call an experienced bus accident attorney at The Barnes Firm 

At The Barnes Firm, our team of attorneys will collect evidence in order to hold responsible parties at fault and help you get the best result possible for your accident case.  

Injuries Caused by Bus Accidents

Bus accidents can result in a variety of injuries from minor scrapes and bruises to lifelong treatments. No matter the severity of your injury, the bus accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm are equipped to handle your case. Our team has helped bus accident victims with the following injuries: 

  • Head injuries 
  • Neck and back injuries 
  • Paralysis 
  • Amputations 
  • Broken or fractured bones 
  • Internal organ damage 
  • Burns 
  • Whiplash 

Damages to Pursue After a Bus Accident

Our team of New York City bus accident lawyers will work hard to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve following an accident. These damages could include: 

  • Lost wages 
  • Medical expenses 
  • Disability 
  • Pain and suffering 
  • Lost future earnings 
  • Emotional distress 
  • Disfigurement, and more 

Call Our New York City Bus Accident Lawyers Today

With decades of combined experience representing New York bus accident victims, our team of successful attorneys at The Barnes Firm are passionate about getting our clients the best result possible for their accident case. We have seen firsthand how devastating bus accidents can be for victims and their families, and we are here to help. 

Call (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation today – it could be the best call you make. 

 

Our team of experienced bus accident lawyers at The Barnes Firm proudly serve clients throughout the New York City area including The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and surrounding neighborhoods.

New York City Office Location

420 Lexington Avenue
Suite #2140
New York, NY 10170

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