Everyone has a story in which the following has happened. You're driving along, everything is going just fine when suddenly, someone in front of you comes to a stop, which forces you to come to a sudden stop and before you know it you're either in the middle of a very close call or a 7 car pile-up.While it makes for an interesting story, it's also incredibly dangerous and bad for your car. This scenario is not at all uncommon in regular traffic. But what if this happens in a mode of public transportation? Who's to blame then?
Have you or someone you know been injured in a bus accident and a sudden brake is to blame?
Contact a lawyer today!There are many cases in which someone needs to do a sudden brake. Perhaps to avoid an accident or some form of danger. Those are legitimate reasons to stop suddenly. Noticing that you're not going fast enough to go through the yellow light before it turns red and then stopping at the last minute is afar less legitimate reason.
Sudden braking can result in the following injuries:
• Being hit by a flying object,
• Head Injury
• Spinal Injury
• Back Injury
• Brain Injury
There are laws that protect bus drivers and riders alike. Cars can be required to keep their distance from a bus and to yield to a bus. Of course, there are plenty of horrible drivers that will blatantlyd is respect these laws. It's not hard to imagine that a bus driver would have to stop suddenly to avoid an accident but it doesn't mean you should just deal with being hurt.
The injuries above could not only be emotionally and physically painful but they could make for aterrible financial situation. Treating these conditions could require medication, therapy and frequent medical visits. These could all get in the way of a proper work schedule which could make it difficult for a victim to keep their head above water. Don't do this alone!
If you or someone you know has been injured in a bus accident that involved a bus driver stopping short and suddenly, contact a lawyer today. You may be eligible for compensation!
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Brian Thomas is the manager of the LocallawFirms.com which helps legal consumers' fine local lawyers in 20 major legal areas of law. We have one lawyer per county per legal practice area so that one can find a lawyer easily.