Injured in a Bus Accident?
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If you or a loved one has been involved in a bus accident, contact the aggressive Charleston based South Carolina personal injury law firm of Marin and Barrett, Inc. to find out how Attorney Matthew Marin can help. Attorney Marin has been ranked by the SuperLawyers organization as a “Rising Star” and now a “SuperLawyer” from 2014 through 2020. Call to schedule a free, no obligation case evaluation today. We are available 24/7 at (843) 642-2449 to take your call. Let Attorney Marin can be your guide and counsel through every step of your case. He will fight to get you justice.
If you have been injured in a bus accident, Charleston Bus Accident Lawyer Matthew Marin can help you recover compensation for your injuries. The chances of being injured in a bus accident on Charleston streets, roads, and highways increase proportionally based on the amount of traffic. The bus size, bus weight, inability to come to a stop suddenly, driver negligence, and other vehicles further increase the probability of bus accidents on the road.
Bus accidents can cause serious injuries and damages. If you are concerned about what steps to take following injuries as a result of a bus crash, call Attorney Matthew Marin now at (843) 642-2449. We offer a completely free consultation to discuss the specifics of your Charleston, SC bus accident injury case.
SOUTH CAROLINA BUS ACCIDENTS
Each day, Charleston residents rely on public and private mass transportation to travel or commute to work and school. Buses are one of the main means of transportation and it is therefore very common for individuals traveling around the greater Charleston, South Carolina area. Unfortunately, the prevalence of buses on South Carolina roads and highways means the risk of bus collisions increases and injuries as a result of bus collisions with other vehicles and or stationary objects along the road.
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WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE INJURED IN A BUS ACCIDENT?
IMMEDIATELY OBTAIN MEDICAL ATTENTION
If you have suffered an injury stemming from a bus accident or collision, you should seek medical care immediately. For severe injuries, you should call an ambulance or go to an emergency room as quickly as possible.
CONTACT THE POLICE
The responding local police department will investigate the scene, determine who they believe is at fault for the accident, and file an accident report.
OBTAIN CONTACT INFORMATION
As soon as it is feasible, you should get the name and address of the driver, as well as any witnesses or passengers.
Write down anything you believe may be important (bus number, any accident details), or take photographs of the accident scene if possible.
CONTACT A REPUTABLE CHARLESTON BUS ACCIDENT LAWYER
Given the sheer size and weight of buses, a bus accident can cause severe injuries to those involved. Additionally, many buses are not equipped with seatbelts or safety restraints, which can result in lengthy treatments and large medical bills. The chances of positively resolving your bus accident injury case with the monetary damage award that you deserve will increase substantially with a thorough and effective investigation and legal representation from a skilled bus accident attorney.
DO NOT GIVE AN INSURANCE COMPANY INFORMATION WITHOUT TALKING TO YOUR LAWYER FIRST
The first interest of every insurance company is to protect themselves from claims. Insurance companies typically seek to obtain adverse statements/evidence to the injured parties interests or they will look to settle the case quickly to avoid paying large settlements. Oftentimes bus accident cases can result in concussions that are accompanied by delayed symptoms. The economic value of these injuries and medical procedures can only be calculated by a skilled bus accident injury attorney, which is oftentimes accompanied by expert medical and economic witnesses.
Attorney Matthew Marin will fight to get you justice. If you or someone you love has been injured in a bus accident in Charleston, you have the right to hold the negligent operator personally responsible. You have the legal right to demand compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We understand that being involved in a bus accident can be a traumatic experience and stand ready to help fight for your recovery.