Do You Need A Good Lawyer For A Bus Accident?


Voted Top 100 Texas trial lawyers Hugh Howerton is a personal injury lawyer that specializes in bus accidents in Laredo, Brownsville, McAllen and Harlingen, Texas. If you or a loved one were seriously hurt or killed in a bus accident call now to find out how we can help you.

Get expert help right now. Hugh Howerton is one of the U.S.A.’s top AV rated bus accident lawyers and specializes in accident cases involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

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Bus Accidents Hurt Thousands Each Year

In 2013 alone, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation 254 people were killed and more than 20,000 hurt in bus accidents. That is a staggering amount of people. There are special laws that control bus safety and the duty owed to passengers aboard those buses. People pay good money to travel by bus. Bus companies must take the responsibility of their passengers’ safety very seriously. Were you hurt on a charter bus, transit bus, or riding a bus on one of the major bus companies. 

What Caused The Bus Accident

After a serious bus accident an investigation must be made to determine the cause of the bus accident.

  • Was it the bus driver’s fault?
  • Was the bus poorly maintained?
  • Were the bus tires and brakes working properly?
  • Did the bus company fail to do a proper background check on the driver?

Common Bus Accident Injuries

Because of their size and weight bus accident can be very serious. Common injuries include:

  • Wrongful death
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Broken bones or fractures
  • Herniated disks in both neck and back
  • Amputations or lost limbs

Did The Bus Accident Involve Any Of These Type Of Buses

  • Charter bus
  • School bus
  • Greyhound bus
  • Trailways
  • Valley Transit

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