An Illinois school bus driver filed a bus accident lawsuit alleging that he sustained neck, back, and head injuries after another driver rear-ended his bus. According to news reports, the bus driver claims that he was driving an Illinois Central school bus when a woman rear-ended his vehicle. The plaintiff blames her for the collision, claiming she caused the accident by driving too fast, failing to signal of her impending approach, and driving while under the influence of alcohol. The bus accident lawsuit also names the owner of the vehicle as a defendant.
According to the bus accident lawsuit, in addition to his injuries, the plaintiff alleges he is incurred medical costs as a result of the accident, physical pain and suffering, and mental anguish. The suit also states he has lost the pleasures and joys of life. The plaintiff is seeking a judgment of at least $100,000, plus attorney fees and court .
If you have been injured in a bus accident, contact Attorney Group today. We offer free, no-obligation consultations and can help you determine whether you may be eligible to file a bus accident lawsuit.
Causes of Vehicular Accidents
While some bus and other vehicular accidents can occur without fault on the part of anyone, many incidents occur due to driver negligence and can result in death or severe injuries. The following are just some examples of driver negligence that can lead to bus and car accidents:
– Distracted Driving
– Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
– Reckless driving
– Failure to adhere to traffic lights and signs
– Unsafe lane changes
– Improper turns
– Fatigued Driving
It is important to seek legal counsel if you have been involved in a car accident that caused by the fault or negligence of another party. You may be able to hold more than one party responsible for your injuries, and an experienced attorney can help you to determine whether you have a case. Your car or bus accident attorney can work to help you recover the damages to which you may be entitled.
Questions About Filing a Bus Accident Lawsuit? We Can Help.
If you or a loved one was injured in an accident involving a bus or other type of vehicle and you would like to learn more about pursuing a claim for compensation, contact the American Injury Attorney Group. We can evaluate your case at no out-of-pocket cost to you, and if you are eligible to recover compensation for your injuries, we can connect you with an affiliated attorney who can assist you in seeking the compensation to which you may be entitled.