Driving a bus with many people on board is a serious responsibility on the part of the driver and the bus operator. Passengers can suffer injury in a number of ways –
- Driving style – a bus taking corners too fast or accelerating or breaking sharply could cause passengers to be thrown from their seats resulting in an injury. Sometimes of course collisions can occur not necessarily the fault of the bus driver but some other driver on the road and regardless who may be at fault as a bus passenger if you suffered injury you will be entitled to make a claim for compensation
- Collision with another vehicle – if you are a passenger injured on a bus which is involved in a collision with another vehicle it is going to be the fault of the bus driver and/or the other driver and in that situation you will be entitled to claim compensation from the driver’s insurance policy
- Other injuries suffered on a bus – injuries can be suffered by a bus passenger for example cutting yourself on a sharp or faulty fixture or fitting on the bus, suffering a fall when getting on or off the bus or suffering a slip or trip on the bus. Typical injuries can range from more minor soft tissue type injuries that are sprains and strains to the musculoskeletal system to fractures and in more serious cases a head or brain injury.
Our personal injury compensation claims solicitors
If you have suffered injury as a bus passenger, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. It is important you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. We believe in putting you our client first and we are committed to achieving the best result possible while all the time remaining sensitive to your needs. Please feel free to reach out to us below and will be pleased to discuss your case and offer no obligation advice.