Houston, Beaumont Bus Accident Injury Attorney
Bus drivers, bus companies, and the buses themselves must comply with regulations intended to ensure the safety of bus passengers. When failure to comply with these regulations results in personal injuries to passengers, the bus company can be sued for negligence.
The attorneys of The Daly Law Firm, represent clients who have been seriously injured in bus accidents, including those involving:
- Metro buses
- Other city buses
- School buses
- Charter buses
- Casino buses
- Tour buses
- Scheduled motor coach lines
- Hotel and airport shuttle buses
Bus companies that charge a fare are called common carriers. They are responsible for adhering to a higher standard of care for the safety and security of their passengers than is required of a private individual who might give you a lift. Negligence can lead to bus accidents in many ways. For example:
- Unlicensed or untrained drivers
- Drivers who are drunk, drug impaired, overly tired, or distracted while driving
- Inadequate bus maintenance
- Failure to install required safety equipment and marking
- Speeding, reckless driving
In one of our cases, the bus driver fell asleep while driving and ran into the back of a flat bed truck. People in the first few rows of seats were seriously injured or killed. Our law firm has the experience required to handle complex cases that may involve the injury or death of multiple clients.
Light Rail Accident Lawyer
We also represent people who were injured in light rail accidents. Clients include injured light rail passengers, and the drivers and passengers of other vehicles who were harmed in light rail accidents caused by negligence.
It is important to contact us as soon as possible after a bus or light rail accident. There are strict time limits for notifying the other party of your intent to file a personal injury claim. Do not lose your right to recover compensatio,. contact the Houston bus accident attorneys of The Daly Law Firm to arrange a free initial consultation and case evaluation. We represent clients in southeast Texas, across the state and nationwide.