Bus Crash Claim

Bus Crash Claim

Have you or anyone you know been injured on a bus? Did it happen because the driver started before you ended up sitting? Or, maybe the bus hit another automobile and hurt you instead. Whatever happens, if you are not at fault, you may be able to receive compensation for a bus crash claim. Most importantly, Wallace Legal may be able to help you find an expert. But, before you contact us, keep reading to learn more about such claims. 

Common types of bus crash claims  

Soft tissue injuries are among the most prevalent bus accident injuries that lead to compensation. However, people also make claims for whiplash or neck injuries, knee injuries, leg injuries and concussions. Nevertheless, if you ever injure yourself in a bus accident that was not your fault, we can help you make a claim as soon as possible. Read our related article for more information.

Who can make a bus accident claim and why? 

All bus drivers have a duty of care for their passengers’ health and safety. However, your right to compensation may be violated by a private bus company, a school bus, or public transportation vehicles. Every now and then, we deal with claims against bus companies. The following are some examples of who can make a bus crash claim and why: 

Passengers can claim for: 

  • when in a road traffic accident
  • blocked bus stops. 
  • Uncertain acceleration or bus driver negligence might cause falls. 
  • Being hit by unexpected brakes 
  • injuries from poor maintenance or falling from a moving bus. 
  • Untimely bus door closures 

Other road users can claim if: 

  • a bus runs them over 
  • If they get hit while you’re waiting. 
  • It collides with their bike. 
  • not at fault in a vehicle crash. 

What happens if a bus hits you? 

Getting hurt in an accident is worrisome for anyone. In fact, if you ever hurt yourself in a bus accident, you can always claim for compensation. If so, gathering as much information as possible is the best way to support your case. You can take several actions to improve your compensation claim: 

  • Firstly, photograph the scene and surroundings for clues as to what caused the accident. 
  • Secondly, collect witness information if possible. Your solicitor can utilize their statement as compelling proof in support of your claim.  
  • Thirdly, write down what you noticed, saw, heard, or even smelled as quickly as you can. 
  • Finally, you must collect the names and contact information of drivers and their vehicles, as well as passengers in bus accidents. 

Bus accident compensation calculator 

The amount of compensation you receive following a bus accident depends on the extent of your injuries. You may quickly determine the value of your claim with our easy-to-use personal injury calculator. A bus accident victim may be able to claim compensation for the following: 

  • hospitalization bills 
  • The cost of medical treatment 
  • Rehabilitation and homecare expenses 
  • loss of earnings
  • Personal suffering 

Our best solicitors in Scotland are also available for any questions. We’ll be able to assess your potential compensation claim after we hear more about your bus accident. If you are wondering, “How much compensation for a bus accident? We’ll walk you through it so you can go back to feeling normal. 

Get suitable legal advice about your bus crash claim. 

Wallace Legal has the best solicitors for you, who not only offer free initial consultations but will fight your claim on a no win, no fee basis to help you. We recognize that making a compensation claim might be stressful. Therefore, to avoid any inconvenience, fill out our online claim form or give us a call. Contact us for any inquiries and put your mind at ease.