Bus accidents may not happen every day in Oregon or Washington, but when an accident involving a bus occurs, the outcome is usually catastrophic. Serious injuries are not unusual due to the size and speed of the vehicles. These complex cases require qualified legal assistance.
If you or a loved one were injured in a bus accident, you might be entitled to compensation. Zbinden & Curtis may be able to help you seek justice for your pain and suffering. You also may be entitled to recover your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages related to the bus accident.
Bus accidents in Portland or elsewhere in Oregon can involve any number of circumstances. Passengers may slip and fall getting on or off the bus due to the operator’s negligence. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to broken bones and traumatic brain injuries.
In a bus crash, the driver may have been fatigued or may have been texting while driving. The bus company that employs the driver may be found liable for failing to train the driver properly or for failing to keep the bus properly maintained. A bus accident lawyer can pore over the details of the crash and determine liability. If you were injured, or a loved one was injured or killed, talk to an experienced legal professional.