A significant number of people are injured in accidents involving buses in the St. Louis area each year. Whether the incident involved a school bus, a motor coach, or an ordinary city bus, buses are capable of causing extremely serious injuries to other motorists when they are involved in accidents. In addition, as many buses do not have safety features such as airbags or seatbelts, bus passengers can sustain severe injuries in the event of a crash, including ,1 broken bones, soft tissue injuries, and even spinal cord injuries.
Bus accidents can leave victims with extremely serious injuries that result in losses such as medical expenses, lost income, loss of quality of life, and physical and emotional pain and suffering. Fortunately, an attorney will understand how to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve. Here are some of the ways that a lawyer can help you after you have been injured in a St. Louis bus accident:
- Evaluate your case and determine whether you have a claim
- Communicate with the insurance company on your behalf
- Negotiate a settlement arrangement that adequately compensates you for your economic and noneconomic losses
- File a 2 on your behalf and represent you in court
It is important for victims to keep in mind that insurance companies may try to take advantage of unrepresented parties by making unreasonably low settlement offers. For this reason, it is critical to speak with an attorney before you agree to any financial settlement that may affect your rights.
Call a St. Louis Bus Accident Attorney Today to Protect Your Legal Rights
If you were a victim of a bus accident that was caused by the bus driver, the bus itself, the company that operates the bus, or another party, you may be entitled to compensation.
The at Page Law understand the complexities of bus accident cases and are committed to ensuring that our clients get the compensation to which they are legally entitled. Call our office today at (800) 227-2727 for a free case evaluation and to learn how we can help you move on with your life.