Will a Lawyer Take My Case If I am Hit By a Greyhound* Bus?

If a bus hit you, you could have suffered life-altering injuries. Odds are that you have suffered serious damages. The costs of mounting medical bills, the need for auto repairs, and lost wages because of missed work will affect you financially.

You will want to claim all the damages you suffered in your personal injury claim against the bus company. You will want to prove that the bus company was negligent, so you can have a successful claim. Your attorney will work to build a strong case against the bus line. Here are a few of the more common damages suffered in such crashes:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Property damages
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Past and future medical bills

Supporting Evidence After You Were Hit By a Bus

Always stay on the accident scene and call the police. You will need an accident report filed. If there are witnesses, ask for statements that include their names and contact details. Take photos of the accident scene from all angles and get pictures of damages.

Be sure to get the bus driver’s name and contact information. It is essential to establish medical care right away. Here are some documents that can be used as evidence to support your claim against the company that hit you:

  • Witness statements
  • A copy of the police’s accident report
  • Proof of missed work and lost wages
  • Photos of the accident scene, damages, and injuries
  • Medical records
  • Medical bills
  • Written repair estimates
  • Receipts for prescriptions and medical devices

Consult With a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you were hit by a Greyhound bus, or any other bus and suffered damages, you should speak with a personal injury lawyer because through an accident injury claim, you can recoup compensation to reimburse you for your damages suffered in the crash. There is a strict time limit, or statute of limitations, so if you wait too long, you will not be able to recoup compensation for your damages. Fill out the Free Case Evaluation Form on this page today to have an experienced attorney who handles accident injury claims in your area to review the details of the case.

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*Disclaimer: 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.