Bus Accidents in North Alabama
Personal Injury Lawyers in Huntsville | Crumbley-Blackwell & Associates, P.C.
For their efficiency and environmental benefits, buses remain a popular form of transportation for many in Alabama. Buses allow multiple people to travel to a given location without everyone having to take separate vehicles—something that potentially makes everyone’s commute shorter and more efficient. However, this form of transportation is not without its drawbacks. Despite safety regulators urging operators of buses to install safety belts and other protective measures for passengers, many fail to do so.
Every year, thousands of Americans are affected in bus accidents. With the lack of safety equipment, there may be an increased risk for passengers of buses versus occupants of typical vehicles. Additionally, the larger size of buses means people in other vehicles and pedestrians can be at risk of a dangerous accident. In many bus accidents, some people may walk away with minor bumps while others have more significant injures.
If you or a loved one was injured while riding on a public, private, or school bus, you may be able to file a claim with regards to your injury. At Crumbley-Blackwell & Associates, P.C. our Huntsville injury lawyers provide legal advocacy to community members who have been injured in bus-related accidents. We have 100+ years of collective legal experience serving communities across Huntsville, Decatur, Madison, Athens, and surrounding areas in North Alabama. If your child was injured in a school bus accident, we recognize that the situation can be especially sensitive, and we are committed to treating you in a caring manner. Contact us today about your case to receive a free consultation with an experienced Personal Injury Attorney.
Common Causes of Bus Accidents in Alabama
Bus accidents can result from many factors, including but not limited to:
- Bus drivers whose abilities are impaired by a substance such as alcohol
- Fatigued bus drivers
- Failing to follow signs on the road
- Not adjusting driving to conditions or weather
- Going beyond the speed limit
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