School bus crashes have been reported with increasing frequency the past couple of weeks. Another was reported by the Daily News today. Six children and two adults were injured at approximately 7:30am when a school bus lost control and crashed in Queens. The incident occurred in Fresh Meadows at 75th Ave. and 181st Street. The injured adults and children were taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center where their conditions remain unreported. This is now the third school bus crash in a week with multiple injuries to children.
individuals who have suffered a severe injury in a bus accident may be entitled to compensation. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our New York bus accident lawyers are committed to defending the rights of individuals who were unnecessarily injured due to the negligence of a bus driver or company. We understand the devastating impact that a severe injury suffered in a bus accident can have on a victim’s life. To help ease the financial burden that victims may face, our attorneys will pursue compensation for any lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering our clients suffered in the accident. Additionally, we pursue compensation for victims’ families through wrongful death lawsuits when bus accidents end in fatalities.
Individuals, who have suffered an injury or fatality in a school bus accident may have a difficult time proving liability. Bus companies have attorneys working hard to protect their interests after an accident. As a result, it is important that victims hire a lawyer who has experience handling school bus accident lawsuits. An experienced lawyer will thoroughly investigate the accident by taking photos of the scene, reviewing police reports, and interviewing witnesses. Additionally, an attorney will handle all aspects of the legal proceedings, including the filing of the lawsuit, representing victims at trial, handling mediation when necessary, and pursuing maximum compensation for their clients’ losses. The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool have been trying bus accident cases for over 50 years.
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool will give you a free review of your legal options if you have suffered an injury in a bus accident. To see if you have grounds to file a claim, call (212) 406-1700 or contact us online.