Bus Accident Attorneys

Personal Injury Lawyers Representing the Injured in NJ

People injured in bus accidents have many questions. The lawyers at CourtLaw have more than 40 years of experience representing people involved in bus accidents in Middlesex County, and all over New Jersey. If you were injured in a bus accident, we can answer your questions.

An Experienced New Jersey Bus Accident Law Firm

Bus accidents involving New Jersey Transit busses and school busses can be challenging, if only because the amount of time allowed for filing claims is very limited compared to other bus-related accident cases. The attorneys at CourtLaw have the knowledge and experience to handle any type of bus accident case.

Causes Of Bus Accidents

Bus driver mistakes and negligence are the most common cause of bus accidents. Driver behaviors that lead to crashes include:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Tailgating
  • Aggressive driving

Bus drivers cannot be blamed for all bus accidents, however, bus companies, maintenance providers and the behavior of other passengers can contribute to serious bus accidents as well. Some examples of these types of bus accident causes include:

  • Bus companies requiring too many shifts, resulting in driver fatigue
  • Not adhering to required maintenance schedules, causing mechanical failures
  • Allowing disruptive behavior by other passengers that escalates to causing injuries

Bus passengers, pedestrians, and motorists are all at risk for accidents resulting from causes such as these. But how do you, the injured person, determine the precise cause? That’s where our central New Jersey law firm comes in. At CourtLaw, our attorneys dig deep to identify the negligent behavior that caused a bus accident and build strong cases for maximum compensation for victims.

Questions After A Bus Accident? We Have Answers.

After a bus accident, people often have several important questions:

  • Does it matter which doctor I see?
  • How will I pay for the medical care I need?
  • If I have to miss work, will I be compensated?
  • If I was hurt on a municipal bus, can I file a claim against the city or New Jersey Transit?
  • Do I need a copy of my accident report? How do I get it?
  • What papers do I need to fill out?
  • Should I talk to the bus company’s insurance company?
  • Do I really need an attorney to collect compensation?

The lawyers at our firm can answer questions such as these.

Will Bus Company Insurance Provide Compensation?

Some buses must provide insurance for medical treatment of passengers; others do not have this coverage. Our firm identifies the relevant insurance carriers and makes sure your medical bills are properly submitted to the correct insurance company. If you hire us, we will handle all the necessary paperwork for you, and help get you on the road to physical and economic recovery. Even if you are not certain whether or not a bus driver or bus company is legally responsible for your accident and injury, you should still protect your rights by consulting an experienced attorney.

Contact Our New Jersey Bus Accident lawyers

Consult an experienced attorney at CourtLaw. We advocate for our clients’ full financial recovery through detailed, meticulous preparation for trial. If you have been injured in a bus accident, please contact our firm to discuss your case.

Our offices are conveniently located in Perth Amboy, Jersey City, New Brunswick, Roselle, and East Orange.