Has your child been injured in a school bus accident? We’ll help you get the compensation you deserve.
Whether your child attends school in Atlanta or the surrounding metro-Atlanta area, as parents, we expect our children to be safe and protected when they are on a school bus. However, accidents do happen even in the very best of circumstances.
A school bus accident can be classified as when a school bus is involved in a collision with another vehicle, when a child is injured in some way while riding on the bus, or as they are boarding or exiting the bus.
Since school buses do not have seatbelts, children are susceptible to injury if the school bus strikes another vehicle or is struck by another vehicle. If the school bus makes an abrupt stop or a sharp turn, this can cause children to fall or be jarred out of their seats.
If your child has been injured as the result of a school bus accident and you would like to consult with an attorney, please contact us at the Bennett Law Group to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience. We have obtained many significant verdicts for our clients in accident cases, and we would be happy to sit down with you free of charge and review your options.
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It’s important that school bus drivers are properly trained and qualified for the position. They should always drive in a safe and responsible manner, while observing all safety procedures. Equally important is that school buses are properly maintained in order to prevent brake failure or other equipment issues which could contribute to an accident.
In addition to collision with other vehicles, other accidents that can happen on school buses are a slip and fall due to a wet bus floor, fights between children on the bus, or injuries caused by defective equipment, such as broken or defective bus stairs.
In addition to driving safely, the school bus driver also has a responsibility for supervising the children who are on the bus. Children are sometimes bullied and as a result can be injured by other children on the bus. The bus driver should be trained in how to recognize and handle these types of incidents when they occur.
A school bus accident can affect the entire family. You may have large medical bills as a result of the accident, as well as future medical expenses for your child. Your child may be suffering from emotional distress as a result of the accident. You need experienced legal representation on your side to make sure that your child’s rights are protected and that you receive the monetary damages which you are due.
If your child has suffered injuries as a result of the negligent actions of a school bus driver and you feel you may have a case, contact us online or call our offices at 404.541.9330. Our attorneys at the Bennett Law Group have over 50 years of experience representing personal injury victims in Atlanta, the metro-Atlanta area, and throughout the entire state of Georgia. We will do everything within our power to ensure that your family receives the compensation that you are entitled to. We will be happy to sit down with you and review your case free of charge and answer any questions that you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.