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Bus Accident Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Accidents involving commercial buses often result in severe injuries for victims. While most bus rides are safe, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or bus company lead to accidents. At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our qualified and experienced team is standing by to help when you need a Philadelphia bus accident attorney. We understand these cases, and we have the resources necessary to prove liability and secure the compensation you are entitled to.

There are many types of buses in the Philadelphia area

Commercial buses are incredible lifelines for residents in and around Philadelphia. In our area, the following types of buses all provide valuable services to our residents and visitors:

  • SEPTA buses
  • School buses
  • Greyhound
  • Martz Trailways
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines
  • MegaBus
  • BoltBus
  • Fullington Trailways
  • OurBus
  • Chinatown buses

Bus accident injuries are often severe

There are various groups of people that could sustain injuries in the event an accident involving a bus occurs. This includes passengers on the bus, the bus driver, passengers and drivers in other vehicles involved in the crash, and bystanders in the vicinity of a bus crash.

Unfortunately, bus crashes often result in severe injuries for victims. At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our Philadelphia bus accident lawyers regularly help clients who have sustained the following injuries:

  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Crush injuries or amputations
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Open head wounds
  • Concussions
  • Spinal cord injuries with paralysis
  • Other severe neck or back injuries
  • Internal organ damage or internal bleeding

Causes of Philadelphia bus accidents

Our Philadelphia bus accident lawyers often discover that there are various causes of these crashes. Liability regularly falls to drivers in passenger vehicles that fail to follow traffic laws. However, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of a bus company or bus driver cause severe crashes. This can include:

  • Bus drivers operating while distracted by phones or other devices
  • Bus drivers operating while impaired by alcohol drugs
  • Bus drivers failing to follow traffic laws (failing to yield, speeding, failing to stop, etc.)
  • Bus companies failing to inspect and maintain each vehicle
  • Bus companies failing to enforce restrictions on hours of operation for bus drivers

Determining liability for these incidents can be difficult, but our attorneys have the resources necessary to investigate every aspect of these cases. We will obtain bus driver and bus company records, review surveillance footage of the incident, speak to eyewitnesses, and more.

Call us for a free consultation of your case today

If you or somebody you love has been injured in a bus accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or bus company, contact the team at Solomon, Sherman & Gabay for help with your case today. We pledge to conduct a complete investigation into the incident so we can secure the compensation you need. This can include:

  • Full compensation for medical expenses
  • Lost income if you cannot work while you recover
  • General household out-of-pocket expenses
  • Mental anguish and emotional distress damages
  • Loss of personal enjoyment damages

When you need a Philadelphia bus accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 215-665-1100.

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