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Buses are large and heavy vehicles. This means that even a minor accident can have devastating consequences for accident victims. As if that was not enough, bus accident claims are often complicated. This is because you may be dealing with different types of organizations including municipalities, public benefit organizations, private schools, tour companies, private bus companies, or even rental bus companies. It’s important to have the representation of an experienced New York bus accident lawyer. 

The legal team at Harrison Law Group P.C. has decades of experience in representing accident victims. We have successfully recovered millions of dollars in damages on behalf of bus accident victims and we’re ready to fight for you.  Our team will investigate the bus accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case on your behalf. We will leave no stone unturned in pursuing compensation. Our attorneys provide aggressive representation and will settle for nothing less than just compensation. You can rely on us for the best outcome in your case.

Contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C., and schedule an appointment for a consultation with an attorney from our law firm. We would be glad to discuss the details of your case with you and help you figure out what to do next. 

Who Can I Hold Liable for a Bus Accident in New York? 

It is important to identify the party responsible for the bus accident in order to seek compensation. An experienced New York bus accident lawyer from our law firm will help you identify all parties that can be held liable by investigating your bus accident. Some parties that may be held liable for a bus accident include: 

Bus drivers 

Buses are driven by bus drivers. These drivers have the responsibility to drive safely in order to avoid accidents. However, if they act negligently or recklessly, they can cause an accident. For example, if a bus driver is driving the bus while under the influence of alcohol. You may hold a bus driver liable for damages resulting from a bus accident if they acted negligently. 

Bus companies or their clients 

Bus companies have the responsibility of ensuring their buses are operated safely. This includes hiring qualified bus drivers and ensuring their buses are in good condition. Failure to do so may result in an accident. You may hold the bus company responsible. 

There are instances where bus companies rent their buses out to clients. Clients may be held liable for accidents if they act negligently. For example, clients may require the bus driver to work for long hours resulting in driver fatigue. The driver may fall asleep at the wheel and cause an accident. 

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Bus manufacturers 

It is also possible to hold bus or bus part manufacturers liable for the bus accident. These manufacturers have the responsibility of producing safe equipment and parts. When a bus has an accident as a result of a faulty part or malfunction, you can hold the manufacturer or the bus or that particular part liable. 

Other parties 

There are instances when the bus accident is the result of the negligence or reckless behavior of another party. These parties may include pedestrians, cyclists, or other motorists. It is possible to hold these parties liable for the damages suffered as a result of the accident. 

The legal team at The Harrison Law Group, P.C. will fight to maximize your compensation. We will hold all responsible parties liable for the accident and pursue compensation tirelessly. 

Get in Touch with the Harrison Law Group, P.C. to consult with an Experienced New York Bus Accident Lawyer 

Bus accident claims can be complicated. If you have been involved in a bus accident in New York, You have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. Contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. for consultation with an experienced New York Bus accident lawyer. Our lawyers are highly experienced in defending the rights of the injured. We will review your case and identify all liable parties. We will guide you on your rights and options. 

We offer a free consultation for bus accident victims. Contact us to speak with an attorney and take the first step to recover compensation for your injuries. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Bus Accidents in New York

Do I need a lawyer after a bus accident in New York?

Bus accidents can have devastating consequences even when they are considered minor accidents. The financial compensation for a bus accident can go a long way to ease the economic burden resulting from the accident. However, recovering compensation for damages resulting from a bus accident is not easy. Insurance companies will do their utmost to minimize their losses. It can also be challenging to determine who is liable for the accident. In addition to all this, you may not know how much your case is worth and are likely to settle for much less than you deserve. 

An experienced New York bus accident lawyer from the Hoffman Law Group, P.C. will fight to recover just compensation for your injuries. We have successfully recovered damages for many other bus accident victims. We have experience dealing with insurance companies. We will work to get the best outcome for your claim.

What should I avoid after a bus accident in New York?

If you have been involved in a bus accident, it’s important to avoid talking with the bus company or their insurance company right after the accident. The bus company or their insurance provider will do their best to minimize their losses. This may include trying to use what you say to reduce what you will be compensated for.

Get in touch with the Harrison Law Group, P.C. as soon as possible after an accident. Our attorneys will review your claim and advise you on the best approach to take your claim. We will investigate your claim to determine what parties can be held liable and work to maximize your compensation.

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For over 30 years, The Harrison Law Group, P.C.’s ability, and desire to actively listen to you and deeply understand your experiences has set us apart. We aggressively pursue fair and appropriate compensation for our clients who have been injured in New York.

  • We listen because we care about your recovery and maintain consistent, clear communication to effectively express your voice on your behalf.
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What is Personal Injury?

If you’re injured as a result of a negligent third party, you may be entitled to compensation due to the damages you’ve experienced — either directly through the responsible party or their insurance company. An experienced New York personal injury lawyer will focus on tort law while seeking economic and non-economic damages for their clients — whether or not the target is a multi-million dollar award.

Personal injuries are classified as injuries to the body, mind, and emotions of an individual. When you suffer an injury because of another party, you experience turmoil, and your quality of life will change. Some victims experience loss of enjoyment of life, and even depression.

It’s important to speak with mindful attorneys who have the wisdom to handle your case effectively. Personal injury suits are filed against individuals or entities that cause harm due to recklessness, negligence, misconduct, or liability.

What Sets Us Apart?

Our attorneys and staff are competent, compassionate, and committed to seeking the maximum fair and appropriate compensation for all of our clients. We fight to win, not to quickly settle and move on to the next case. Our firm will make sure that you are properly advised of all of your options while giving you the proper legal advice to make the right decision for yourself and your family. We are willing to go above and beyond to meet your expectations, whether it’s meeting with you after hours, on the weekends, at your home, in the hospital, or at the office. We will make ourselves available for you 24/7.

Immediate Action

We understand the immediate concerns you will have, which include paying your bills, traveling to and from work and doctors’ appointments, and taking care of your daily responsibilities. We want you to know that here at The Harrison Law Group we understand and can help. We will take immediate action on your case and begin to work as soon as we are retained.

A Commitment to Excellence & Solutions For You

Our reputation is built on a record of attentiveness and diligence in pursuit of our clients’ interests. We fight hard for all of our clients with outstanding creative approaches and individualized solutions in personal injury and accident cases to seek the maximum fair and appropriate compensation. Time after time, The Harrison Law Group, P.C. has taken cases that other attorneys either wanted to drop or would have settled for small amounts, and we turned them into million-dollar cases. We have been dedicated to Personal Injury and helping our clients pursue justice for over 30 years.

Constant Communication

Our office sets itself apart because we do not only return phone calls; we call our clients at least every 30 days to provide a status update on your case — and if there is no update, we call to see how you are doing. Happy clients are informed clients, and we are committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. We are available 24/7 to all of our clients via email, text, or phone to answer questions and give updates. While we have a big firm reputation, we have a small firm dedication to each client.

Types of Personal Injury

Personal injuries can refer to injuries sustained due to dental malpractice, product liability, or assault claims, but they more commonly involve the following types of injuries:

Car Accidents

When your vehicle collides with another vehicle, a pedestrian, an animal, debris, or another stationary obstruction such as a tree, pole, or building, you may face significant injuries and expenses that often include medical treatment and vehicle repairs. Following a car accident that was no fault of your own, it is important to immediately begin working with a New York personal injury lawyer to seek fair and appropriate compensation.

Truck Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents involving a truck or tractor-trailer and caused by the recklessness of others will present additional complex factors that are not present in a regular car accident case. You can be certain that there will be attorneys representing the truck driver, which is why you should partner with a New York personal injury lawyer at our law office immediately.

Motorcycle Accidents

When your motorcycle is involved in a motor vehicle accident at no fault of your own, you will need help in your fight to be fairly compensated in your case. As a client of our law firm, you can be confident that we are bringing the fight to the insurance company.

Premises Liability

An injury from an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property often involves a fall on a slippery or uneven surface. Other types of negligence or dangerous circumstances may also lead to an injury or death. In some cases, your accident could amount to a multi-million dollar settlement. Our law office of NY accident attorneys will be happy to guide you through this process as our client.

Dog Bite

Dog owners are generally determined to be liable if their dog hurts you or anyone else. New York personal injury law in this situation provides a means to seek compensation for your medical expenses, your pain and suffering, & much more.

Slip and Fall

A property owner could be liable for damages if you slip, trip, and fall on their property due to their negligence. Working with a qualified New York personal injury lawyer in this situation is important because the Queens, Nassau County, Suffolk County, or Long Island property owner that you file a claim against will certainly be represented by law firms who are trying to dismiss or settle your case for as little as possible.

Construction Accidents

An injury sustained due to working on a construction site can be life-changing or deadly. In many cases, such an injury will prevent your ability to continue working for some duration of time. Workers’ compensation is available for these types of accidents. Depending on the details of your case, you may also be able to file a lawsuit.

Wrongful Death

Death caused by negligence or intentional actions of another party is known as wrongful death. The NY accident attorneys at our law office are experienced in these cases and are ready to help you fight for the money you need.

Medical Malpractice

When you work with a licensed medical professional, you have every right to expect that they will take prudent and cautious steps to help you work towards a successful recovery. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The New York personal injury attorneys at our law firm are ready to help you fight for fair compensation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

What types of compensation can be received in a personal injury case?

There are several types of compensable damages that can be received including money for lost wages and career change, property damage compensation, health aids, and home rehabilitation to accommodate for the injuries sustained.

What is the difference between a “personal injury claim” and “personal injury lawsuit”?

A personal injury claim is when you or the law firm you have retained and the at fault party’s insurance company try to come up with a settlement to resolve your claim. Most cases generally do settle out of court. If a settlement can not be reached, a law firm will go ahead and commence a personal injury lawsuit, which simply means taking the at fault party to court.

How much is my case worth?

The value of your case depends on multiple factors such as liability, injuries, insurance coverage, venue, medical bills and etc. Here at The Harrison Law Group, P.C., we will evaluate your case and give you the most comprehensive answer as far as what you can expect regarding compensation.

What should you do after a personal injury accident?

Seek medical attention. Take photos of your injuries, defects and property damage. Keep track of everyone you speak with, take the names, phone numbers and addresses of all witnesses, as this will be useful information for when you hire an attorney. Finally, call The Harrison Law Group, P.C. to see how we can help.

What if I am part responsible for the accident?

Even if you are partially responsible for the accident you may still be entitled to compensation and you should not wait and speak to an attorney right away.

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