Head Injuries from Bus Crashes

Head Injuries from Bus Crashes

Bus Accident
Bus accidents can leave victims with serious head injuries that have the potential to result in serious, long-term problems. Because of the potential for complications, it’s always prudent and safe to seek immediate medical attention when you suffer a head injury in any kind of accident. In many cases, people who are hurt in bus accidents are entitled to significant compensation for their injuries. To learn whether you have a claim, call our office today to schedule a free case evaluation. Signs of Brain Injury Whenever a person suffers a head injury, it’s possible that they may also have a brain injury. Traumatic brain injuries can exhibit different bodily and psychological symptoms. Some signs may appear immediately, while others may surface after some time. Some of the more common signs…
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Rollover Bus Crashes

Rollover Bus Crashes

Bus Accident
The U.S. Department of Transportation approximates that 183 bus crashes happen daily, totaling over 67,000 crashes annually. Additionally, the NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) stats reveal that 5,096 buses and large trucks contributed to fatal accidents in 2019. Victims of bus crashes can suffer serious and life-threatening injuries, so knowing who might be liable is critical. Speak with a Beverly Hills bus accident attorney about your case today. Causes of Rollover Bus Crashes Different factors cause rollover bus accidents, and some primary causes include: Collisions with Other Vehicles - Buses can roll over if they collide with other oncoming vehicles. A collision can throw the bus off balance and cause the bus to tip over. Hitting Low Obstacles - Buses might roll over if they hit low objects with…
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Injuries from Bus Crashes

Injuries from Bus Crashes

Personal Injury
While bus crashes are rare, passengers often suffer serious injuries. They are not wearing seatbelts, and they are thrown around in the bus. The resulting trauma could cause death or significant injuries. Buses are large and heavy, and the force of the crash is greater than that of a passenger vehicle. Their centers of gravity mean that they could overturn in an accident. Those are the accidents that usually have mass fatalities. Head and Neck Injuries Are the Most Severe The most severe injuries from bus crashes are when there is head and neck trauma. Without any kind of restraint, passengers are thrown from their seats. Their head may hit the seat in front of them or another object in the vicinity. This could cause a traumatic brain injury. In…
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