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Bus and Mass-Transit Accidents

Bus and Mass-Transit Accidents

When bus and mass transit accidents occur, the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo, P.L.L.C. can help you get the compensation you need to recover.

Buses and mass transit are popular forms of travel, both for college students and business people throughout Hidalgo County. While a convenient and environmentally friendly form of transportation, accidents and injuries can still occur. At the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo, P.L.L.C., we represent people injured in these collisions. Our experienced Edinburg, TX bus and mass transit accident attorney can help determine who is at fault so you can get the compensation you are entitled to in a claim.

Common Causes of Bus and Mass Transit Accidents

Bus and mass transit accidents may not be regular occurrences, but when they do happen, the injuries suffered by victims can be severe. According to statistics from the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT), more than a dozen fatal bus accidents occur throughout the state each year. Hundreds of other bus passengers suffer serious injuries.

At the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo, P.L.L.C., we act as a strong legal ally on your side when these accidents do occur. Our Edinburg, TX bus and mass transit accident attorney will thoroughly investigate the circumstances to determine who may have been at fault. Among the most common causes of bus and mass transit accidents include:

● Reckless behaviors on the part of the driver, such as speeding or disregarding traffic signals;

● Lack of proper training and experience in operating a bus;

● Lack of proper break times and overly heavy schedules, which contribute to driver fatigue;

● Lack of proper vehicle maintenance;

● Lack of proper lighting, safety seats, or security measures.

Representing You in Filing a Claim

In the City of Edinburg, there are a variety of different bus routes and mass transit options for residents. Unfortunately, the demand for bus service, the number of buses on the road, the frequency of stops, and other traffic conditions increase the chances that a mass transit accident will occur.

These accidents can happen due to collisions with other vehicles and stationary objects, or as a result of rollovers when navigating corners and curves in the road. Injuries can also occur as a result of being thrown from your seat on the bus, being struck by passenger bags, or due to violent altercations. In all of these scenarios, the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo, P.L.L.C. provides the aggressive legal representation you need to get compensation for your injuries. Those who may be held accountable when injuries occur on a bus or other forms of mass transit include:

● The driver;

● The company they work for;

● The bus or mass transit vehicle manufacturer;

● Passengers or other drivers involved in the crash.

Get Our Edinburg, TX Bus and Mass Transit Accident Attorney on Your Side

When bus or mass transit accidents happen, the driver and the company they work for have teams of attorneys on their side. Get the Law Office of Raúl A. Guajardo, P.L.L.C. on yours. To request a consultation, contact our Edinburg, TX bus and mass transit accident attorney today.