Bus Accident Lawyer
in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Every bus accident lawyer at Distasio, Kowalski & Yelen has extensive experience representing the victims of auto accidents in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and throughout northeast Pennsylvania. Bus accidents can result in serious personal injuries or death. A bus may be involved in fewer crashes than other types of vehicles, however, injuries from bus accidents tend to be severe. This may be the result of a bus's high center of gravity. This can lead to a dangerous rollover crash. Bus passengers face the risk of traumatic injuries from being thrown from seats during an accident. If you’ve been injured in a bus crash, you may be dealing with lost wages, mounting medical bills, physical therapy costs, and more. A Distasio & Kowalski bus accident lawyer can help.
A bus accident lawyer can help get compensation for bus accident victims
If you’ve been seriously injured in a bus accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. This might include compensation for:
- Medical bills
- Rehabilitation bills
- Lost wages/loss of future earnings
- Pain & suffering
- Emotional distress
Causes of bus accidents
Bus accidents can be caused by many factors. This can include bus driver negligence or inexperience, inadequate security features, bus defects, improper maintenance, dangerous roadways, or weather conditions. Bus accident victims not only include passengers of a bus but can also include passengers in other vehicles involved in a bus collision. It may also involve injured pedestrians or cyclists who have been struck by a bus. For this reason, injuries can be severe and can include traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord injuries among others.
Contact an experienced bus accident lawyer in Wilkes-Barre
If you’ve been seriously injured in a bus accident, you need to consult with an experienced bus accident lawyer as soon as possible. Distasio & Kowalski bus accident attorneys will help investigate your case, collect evidence, and protect your rights.