Boise Bus Accident Lawyer
Many Boise residents use the ValleyRide bus system on a daily basis for transportation around the city. Additionally, many people use buses to travel long distances as the method is often relatively inexpensive. While riding a bus is considered to be one of the safest forms of transportation, accidents do happen and passengers can be seriously injured.
People injured in bus accidents can seek financial recovery by filing a claim with the bus company’s insurance company or by filing a lawsuit for personal injury. If you have suffered injury in a bus accident, please call Hansen Injury Law for assistance as soon as possible.
Negligence Can Lead to Bus Accidents
Because bus companies and drivers having many people’s lives in their hands, they are held to the highest standard of care when it comes to safe practices. In addition to regular traffic laws in Boise, companies and drivers must also adhere to the regulations set out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Unfortunately, drivers and companies can fail to meet their duty of care, which can lead to serious accidents and injuries. Some examples of negligence that can result in a bus accident include the following:
- Distracted driving;
- Driving under the influence (DUI);
- Untrained or unqualified drivers;
- Violations of traffic laws;
- Violations of theFMCSA regulations;
- Negligent hiring of drivers;
- Failure to maintain or inspect buses; and
- Defective bus parts.
Consult With a Boise Bus Accident Attorney For Free Today
Bus accident cases can be complicated and different issues may arise if the bus was privately-owned, run by the government, or run by a school district. At Hansen Injury Law, our experienced Boise personal injury attorneys know how to successfully handle your case and obtain the most compensation possible in your situation. We truly care for each client and about protecting your rights, so please call for a free consultation today.