Every time you get onto a bus, you are putting your life in the hands of another driver. Although bus drivers are highly trained individuals, they cannot promise you a safe ride every time.
“Things happen on the road that may be beyond their control.”
Bus collisions in Minnesota and other bus accidents can have devastating consequences for the driver, the passengers and the other motorists on the road.
Types of Minnesota Bus Accidents
There are a number of accidents that can occur with a bus in Minnesota including the following:
- bus and car collision
- bus and pedestrian accident
- passenger in a bus accident
- bicycle and bus collision
- bus and truck collision
- reckless driving and speeding
- mechanical defects or manufacturing problems
- driving under the influence
- negligent driving
Who is at fault in a Minnesota bus accident?
If you are a passenger on a bus accident or if you are the victim of a negligent driver, whether in another car, on a bicycle or on foot, then you are most likely not to blame for the accident. We can assess your case and determine who is responsible for the accident and who should pay for the emotional and physical damages incurred.
- The owner of the bus
- A reckless or negligent driver on the road
- The bus driver
- The bus company
- The bus manufacturer
- The mechanic working on the bus
Bus Accidents and Children in Minnesota
The sad reality is that many bus accidents will involve children, especially school bus accidents in Minnesota. If your child has been involved or killed due to a bus accident, do not suffer in silence. Our lawyers will not be able to turn back time but we can help you move forward by getting the answers, justice and financial compensation you deserve.
Minnesota Bus Accident Injuries
Bus accidents often result in serious injuries and fatalities due to the sheer impact of a commercial bus. If you are in a car or truck and are hit by a bus, you will most likely suffer from serious injuries. Furthermore, if you are riding in a bus and crash into something, you will also sustain serious injuries, especially as most buses do not have seatbelts or air bags. Some of the common injuries we see from bus accidents include the following:
- permanent disability
- ear and eye injuries
- skull fractures and other traumatic brain injuries
- whip lash, neck and shoulder injuries
- back pain
- severe burns
- psychological trauma
Minnesota accident and personal injury cases are much stronger when an attorney is involved early on. Don’t wait until it’s too late! Contact us today at 1-800-732-3070 to speak with an experienced accident attorney about your legal options and get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Providing legal representation for car, motorcycle, boat, and trucking accident victims in Minnesota including Chisago County, Bloomington, Wright County, Scott County, Minnetonka, Carver County, Wright County, Richfield, Ramsey County, Washington County, McLeod County, Edina, Hopkins, Meeker County, Roseville, Shakopee, Kanabec County, Mendota Heights, Fridley, Woodbury, Maple Grove, Benton County, Hennepin County, West St. Paul, Dakota County, Stearns County, Golden Valley, Morrison County, Sterns County, Isanti County, St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, Anoka County, Columbia Heights, Goodhue County, Sherburne County, Aitkin County, Maplewood, St. Louis Park, Mille Lacs County, Stillwater.