Bus Accidents on Long Island
From commuters going to & from work to the thousands of school children being bused to & from school, thousands of people use public transportation every day on Long Island. Bus accidents in Long Island, NY, while rare, are often very serious when they do occur and can result in severe injuries & even death. There are approximately 13,000 bus accidents per year in the United States and that accounts for thousands of injured drivers, passengers, & pedestrians.
Long Island Bus Accident Causes
There are a multitude of causes for bus accidents. The bus operator may be operating the bus in a negligent, unsafe manner, or another vehicle may be the cause of the accident. Bus accidents are the result of many factors including:
- Driver fatigue and distraction
- Poor weather & road conditions
- Alcohol or drug use
- Improper use of bus lanes
- Mechanical failures and defects
- Failure to yield or merging lanes
Whatever the cause of the accident, you need an experienced, aggressive Long Island Bus Accident Attorney to protect your rights and properly handle your case. You will need an experienced attorney to insure that your medical bills are paid, that you receive compensation for your lost wages, and that your receive just compensation for your injuries, pain & suffering.
The Long Island Law Office of Frederick Altschuler has 50 plus years' experience handling bus accident cases. we have consistently produced winning results for our clients. if you are injured in bus accidents in Long Island, NY, call the law Office of Frederick Altschuler at 516-746-7600 or contact us online to protect your rights and receive the compensation you deserve.