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St. Louis Bus Accident Attorney

Bus Accident Lawyer St. Louis

There are plenty of buses in and around the St. Louis area. However, due to the size and weight of a passenger-carrying bus, these vehicles can cause serious injuries in the event of an accident. If you or a loved one have been injured in a bus crash due to the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver, Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is here to help. Our bus accident attorneys will get to work investigating your case so we can secure the compensation you are entitled to.

Bus accident often lead to devastating injuries

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and state agencies are tasked with regulating the various buses in operation in and around St. Louis. There are many different types of buses in our area, including:

  • School buses
  • Public transportation buses (MetroBus)
  • Airport shuttle buses
  • Long-distance transportation buses

When we look at data from the latest reporting year in Missouri, we can see that there were thousands of people injured in bus crashes and that many people lost their lives in these incidents. Data from the DPS shows that there were:

  • 1,003 school bus crashes
  • 357 small bus crashes
  • 1,148 large bus crashes

Injuries from bus crashes can be devastating. It is not uncommon for the St. Louis bus accident attorneys at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. to help clients who have sustained the following:

Each of these injuries could result in tremendous medical expenses for victims as well as lost income if the person cannot work while they recover.

What are the causes of these incidents?

There are various ways that bus accidents occur, and often the careless or negligent actions of a bus driver or company are to blame. This can include:

  • Incidents of vehicle failure. It is vital that bus companies regularly inspect and maintain each vehicle. Failing to do so can result in a malfunction of one or more of the following:
    • Tires and wheels
    • Steering
    • Brakes
    • Lighting
    • Suspension
    • And more
  • Driver negligence. Bus drivers should all be fully trained and have their commercial driver’s license. They must follow all federal and state regulations regarding hours of service and inspections of the vehicle. Bus drivers should never be under the influence of alcohol or drugs and should never operate while distracted.

We will help you secure the compensation you need

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a bus crash caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, seek legal assistance today. The qualified and experienced team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. will investigate all aspects of what happened in order to secure the compensation you need, including:

  • Your medical expenses related to the bus crash
  • Coverage of any lost wages
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of personal enjoyment damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the negligent party

When you need a St. Louis bus accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 816-941-8949.

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