Bus and Train Accident Attorney Serving Waldorf, MD
Bus accidents can lead to very serious injuries and the cases are often very complex. You may be suing a government entity, there may be multiple victims, and your case could include elements such as defective vehicle, defective roadway and even premises liability. You need a bus accident attorney who understands bus accidents and who is willing to fight for you all the way through trial if that is what it takes to get full and fair compensation for your injuries.
Experienced Maryland bus accident attorney Patrick D. Troxler, Esq., will thoroughly investigate your accident and will prepare your case to go to full jury trial.
To learn more about your rights and how Charles County bus accident attorney Patrick Troxler can help you and your family recover full compensation for your injuries, please, call today and schedule your free consultation.
Bus Accidents with No Crash
Horrific bus crashes do happen, but bus accidents injuries often occur without a crash. It is very common, and the injuries can be very serious. You can recover full compensation for your injuries even if there was no crash. Examples of the types of accidents that can occur without a crash include:
- Slip and fall while boarding or exiting the bus
- Slip and fall on the bus
- Injuries caused by improperly operated bus door
- Injuries caused by malfunctioning bus door
- Pedestrians struck by the bus or another vehicle while boarding or exiting the bus
Bus Accident Liability
To collect compensation for your accident, we must establish liability and that involves thoroughly investigating the accident and the circumstance leading up to the accident, often digging deep into the background of the bus company and any history of accidents at the location where your accident occurred. Bus accident liability depends on many factors including the cause of the accident and the type of bus involved.
Examples of those who may be held liable in a Maryland bus accident include:
- Bus company
- Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)
- Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (MDPSCS)
- School district
- Other bus owner/operator such as a private school or church
- Bus manufacturer or seller
- Parts manufacturer or seller
- Bus rental company
- Third party contracted to maintain or repair bus
- Government agency responsible for design, construction and/or maintenance of defective roadway
- Property or business owner where accident was due to dangerous premises
- Bus driver
- Negligent driver of another vehicle
Whether you’re traveling across the country or on your daily commute, millions of Americans rely on public transit to get them to their destinations in one piece. Unfortunately, when hurried or distracted drivers try to cross before a train pulls through or when conductors lose focus, accidents will happen.
Train accidents can cause overwhelming injuries and, in many circumstances, would not happen if laws, regulations and maintenance standards were kept a top priority.
If you have been injured in a bus or train accident in Maryland, you have a limited amount of time to take legal action. Please call experienced Maryland bus and train accident attorney Patrick D. Troxler, Esq., at 240-903-0119 today or email us right away to schedule your free consultation.