Each day, millions of Americans ride busses to work, school and to get to their other daily activities. For many New Jersey residents, the bus is their only mode of transportation.
With so many busses traversing our roadways, accidents are inevitable. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that almost 500 people are killed in bus accidents each year. Hundreds more are injured daily.
Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari has handled many New Jersey bus injury accident claims. Here are some of the common causes of bus collisions:
As bus passengers do not typically wear seat belts, there is the potential for serious injuries in any bus accident. Here are some of the more common New Jersey bus accident injuries we’ve encountered:
Various parties may be held liable relative to bus accident injury claims, including:
New Jersey claims surrounding bus accidents often include the following elements of damages:
Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari has handled many New Jersey bus accident claims. Here are some of our settlement amounts:
If you or a loved one has been injured in a New Jersey bus accident, you need to contact an attorney experienced in handling matters of this nature. Contact a New Jersey vehicle accident lawyer at Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari today. We can help you pursue appropriate claims against the Bus Company and the State/Municipality (if warranted). We can be reached at (973) 635-5400.
If you need to consult a New Jersey personal injury attorney, you need to contact Blume Forte Fried Zerres & Molinari. The initial consultation is always free.