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Greyhound Bus Accidents

Irving, Texas, Lawyers for Bus Accident Victims

If you or a family member has been hurt in a bus accident, you may not know where to turn for help. Is there insurance coverage available to help you pay medical costs, recover lost income lost if you cannot work, and deal with other consequences? Can you file a lawsuit?

Whether the injuries occurred on a Greyhound bus, a school bus, a private bus charter, or other commercial bus, our attorneys are prepared to investigate and pursue your legal rights. Please contact us today for a free, no-risk consultation.

Common Carrier Law Holds Bus Companies To A Higher Standard Of Care

Bus companies such Greyhound bus lines and other companies that transport passengers for a fee including limousine companies and dart rail and bus drivers are common carriers under Texas law. This means they can be held to a higher standard of responsibility for protecting the safety of passengers than a private individual is held when driving his or her own car.

Bus drivers are entrusted with your safety, and yet far too often these drivers and bus companies fail to take necessary steps to protect your safety:

  • They fail to conduct proper maintenance of the braking systems
  • They fail to inspect and to replace worn tires
  • They fail to hire qualified drivers, and sadly, the bus drivers are often driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol or are suffering from sleep deprivation

Buses are extremely large, heavy vehicles that do not typically contain many passenger restraint systems to protect the occupants of the bus, and when buses are involved in a wreck, passengers, luggage and debris are often thrown about the cabin violently resulting in major or catastrophic injuries.

Uncovering Negligence and Taking Action for the Injured

We are experienced in thorough investigation of many accident types, and our lawyers can call on specialized resources to determine whether negligence caused your bus crash.

There were several serious bus crashes in Texas during 2008, with some resulting in dozens of critical injuries and deaths. We believe it is essential to determine specific accident causes and hold these companies and drivers accountable.

Contact us at Montes Law Group, LLP, for counsel after any type of bus or other mass transit accident. We are well equipped to pursue compensation in these cases, as well as after airplane crashes or other catastrophic events. If you communicate best in Spanish, or have other specific needs, just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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