Transportation buses are large vehicles and no driver wants to get too close. They may be difficult to pass due to their size. Often they are in a hurry to meet deadlines set by the company so they drive far too quickly for the road conditions.
When this happens, accidents with transportation buses are more likely to take place. This not only means damage to the vehicles involved but also serious injuries to the drivers and passengers of any other vehicles which have been hit by the transportation bus.
If this is what has happened to you, and you believe that the accident was the fault of the transportation bus driver, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover damages from the transportation driver or the bus company, depending who or what caused the accident.
Medical Bills After an Accident with a Transportation Bus
If you have been seriously injured in an accident involving a transportation bus there are many medical bills you may have to pay including the cost of the ambulance, the cost of physician’s visits, the cost of x-rays, scans and blood tests if required.
If the injure is so serious you may need surgery which involves a payment as well. Later you may be sent home but you may be prescribed medication which you may need to pay for as well. There is almost no end to the medical bills you may be confronted with after an accident with a transportation bus. All these expenses may be included in a PI claim.
Property Damage Bills After an Accident With a Transportation Bus
If your car was badly damaged by the transportation bus you may be faced with repair bills you cannot afford to pay. You should keep any invoices or receipts so that you can include them in your PI claim.
How a PI Claim Can Help Pay Bills After an Accident With a Transportation Bus
You should include all your medical and car repair bills in your PI claim. On top of those you may be eligible for compensation for the pain and suffering you have had to endure as a result of an accident with a transportation bus that was not your fault. To win a PI claim, you will need to show that any injuries and damage to your vehicle were due to negligence of the bus driver or if a fault in the bus was the cause of the accident you may be able to file a PI claim against the company.
It helps to get eye-witness statements if you can at the transportation bus accident crash scene, a copy of the police officer’s accident report and any photos you may have taken after the crash.
Working with a Lawyer
Personal injury claims require a lot of perseverance to win and each claim has the highest chance of being successful if a PI lawyer works on your behalf to reach the PI settlement you deserve.
The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be construed as legal advice. If you file a claim against Greyhound, or any other party, you may not be entitled to any compensation.