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Jersey City Bus Accident Attorney

The person injury lawyers at Bhatt Law Group have successfully represented a large number of clients who have been injured in a bus accident because of someone else’s negligence. If you have been involved in a bus accident or lost a loved one as a result of one, you should consult an experienced Jersey City bus accident attorney from our firm immediately. Call today at (201) 798-8000.

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Jersey City Bus Accident Attorney

We proudly represent injured clients throughout New Jersey

Bus transportation has been used by students, sports teams, tourists, airport travelers, and urban populations for years. Although bus transportation is a dependable and cost-effective means of transportation, it often leads to accidents.

The person injury lawyers at Bhatt Law Group have successfully represented a large number of clients who have been injured in a bus accident because of someone else’s negligence. If you have been involved in a bus accident or lost a loved one as a result of one, you should consult an experienced Jersey City bus accident attorney from our firm immediately. Call today at (201) 798-8000.

Legal Standards for Bus Driving

All buses are held to strict legal standards. Bus carriers have a duty of care to provide passengers with a safe entrance and exit, a bus that has been properly maintained, a trained bus driver that notes any malfunctioning safety equipment and checks the bus daily prior to operation, and the expectation that any bus design flaws will be monitored regularly and corrected as necessary.

Buses that are operated by a city, school, or any other type of public entity are the responsibility of the municipality or school district. If the bus is operated by a private entity, the bus operating company is responsible. Regardless of whether the bus is maintained by a public or private entity, it must meet certain state and federal regulations in addition to completing and documenting regular inspections.

Causes of Bus Accidents

There are a wide variety of factors that can cause bus accidents. The most common one is the status of the bus driver. A bus driver who was improperly trained to perform their job, operated a bus while distracted or impaired, or took a dangerous risk in order to stay on schedule may be held accountable for an accident.

The condition of the bus may also contribute to an accident. There may be safety equipment that was not maintained to meet certain regulations. Additionally, the bus or equipment may feature a design flaw that makes it impossible for the bus to operate in a safe manner. External hazards such as dangerous road conditions, a flawed roadway or bridge, or drivers who are operating other vehicles unsafely can also prompt bus accidents.

Since buses are far larger than other vehicles on the road, injuries from bus accidents are often devastating. Victims of Jersey City bus crashes may suffer from head injuries, neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, cuts and lacerations, broken bones, deep tissue injuries, and in some cases even death.

Legal Options for Victims of Bus Accidents

Whether you have been the victim of a bus accident or lost a loved one to a bus collision that involved a school bus, passenger van, private bus, airport shuttle, charter bus, or a public transit bus, you may be entitled to a settlement that will compensate you for:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Physical limitations
  • Disfigurement

A Jersey City Bus Accident Attorney from Bhatt Law Group Can Help

It’s important to understand that bus companies are very aggressive in avoiding liability and protecting their reputations when bus accident claims arise. Therefore, if you have been injured in a bus accident or lost a loved one as a result, you need a highly skilled Jersey City bus accident attorney by your side to ensure your rights are protected.

At Bhatt Law Group, we work with medical professionals and accident reconstruction specialists to build a strong defense strategy on behalf our clients. Thanks to our resources and years of experience, bus injury victims can obtain fair settlements that will help them move forward with their lives.

For more information on how a Jersey City bus accident attorney from Bhatt Law Group can help your case, contact us at (201) 798-8000 for a free, no-obligation case consultation. We will be happy to evaluate your case and provide you with the guidance you need to increase your chances of attaining the maximum compensation you deserve.

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Recent Settlements

T-BONE Accident
$2,300,000 Settlement

Our client’s car was t-boned by a commercial vehicle. As a result, she required multiple lumbar spine surgeries. Bhatt Law Group immediately filed a lawsuit and retained experts. Prior to trial and after several depositions, we were able to obtain a settlement on behalf of our client.

Side-Swipe Accident
$2,000,000 Settlement

Our client’s vehicle rolled over several times after being side-swiped by an 18 wheeler. This resulted in significant injuries to his neck and back. Client was unable to return to work because of his injuries. The insurance company contested the liability but after filing suit, serving discovery, and taking depositions, Bhatt Law Group was able to settle this case.

Reckless Driving Accident
$1,750,000 Settlement

Our client was struck by a car that was attempting to make an illegal u-turn. This resulted in significant damage to our client’s car and he was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Our client required both back and knee surgery and physical therapy.

Speeding-Related Accident
$1,300,000 Settlement

Our client was injured in a motor vehicle accident. As a result of the accident, our client sustained injuries to her spine.

Pedestrian Accident
$950,000 Settlement

Our client was injured when she was struck by a motor vehicle when crossing the street. As a result of the accident, our client sustained a fractured leg and injuries to her back. This was a difficult liability case but the settlement was obtained as a result of strong settlement negotiations.

Slip and Fall Accident
$825,000 Settlement

Our client was injured when he slipped and fell on ice. As a result of the accident, our client sustained a broken ankle.

Rear End Accident
$375,000 Settlement

Our client was injured when he was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle in Jersey City. The liability insurance carrier argued low impact with minimal property damage and our client’s age to minimize the extent of his damages. As a result of the accident, our client sustained injuries to his neck and back resulting in multiple injections including a two level lumbar fusion and discectomy surgery. This settlement was the result of strategic preparation and strong settlement negotiations.

Car Accident
$100,000 Settlement

Our client was injured when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Maplewood. The claim had its complexities due to the claimant’s ongoing health issues, prior accident history and age. As a result of the subject accident, our client sustained an aggravation of injuries to her neck, back and right shoulder resulting in a one level discectomy with instrumentation. The bodily insurance carrier tendered its insured’s policy limits prior to the two year statute of limitations and without extensive litigation.

Multi-Vehicle Accident
$75,000 Settlement

Multi-motor vehicle accident involving our client who suffered back injuries requiring injections.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Your Personal Injury Team

When someone’s negligence causes you or a loved one serious injury, you deserve justice. Our team of personal injury lawyers at Bhatt Law Group is here to help you obtain the maximum available compensation for your medical costs, lost income, and other losses. We’re dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured people throughout New Jersey.

 

Your Criminal Defense Team

When you’ve been charged with a crime or a traffic offense in New Jersey, you need a dedicated team of lawyers who will fight your charge aggressively. At Bhatt Law Group, our criminal defense team is made up of skilled and experienced trial attorneys, including a former prosecutor, who will work hard to get you the best possible outcome for your case.

 

Your Family Law Team

Domestic matters can be incredibly complicated and emotional. Our team of New Jersey family lawyers at Bhatt Law Group are dedicated to protecting your best interests in family law matters, from divorce to custody disputes to DYFS investigations. Let us help you through this challenging time in your life.

 

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Basil Kuriakose
August 18, 2022.
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Linda Passaro
June 24, 2022.
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Emily Wetmore
June 22, 2022.
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Thanks to Christopher DeSocio for the great work on my case, I’m very happy with my outcome! I’m so happy my fines were reduced, thanks so much.
Deanna ODonnell
June 20, 2022.
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Amazing group of lawyers. Helped me with my personal injury case from an accident. They kept me in the loop at all times and were very quick to answer any questions or concerns I had. Chris DeSocio worked very hard to make sure I got the best possible outcome for the injuries I sustained. Daniel was also great in answering any questions I had. I would recommend them to anyone I know.
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June 17, 2022.
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June 8, 2022.
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June 6, 2022.
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When someone’s negligence causes you or a loved one serious injury, you deserve justice. Our team of personal injury lawyers at Bhatt Law Group is here to help you obtain the maximum available compensation for your medical costs, lost income, and other losses. We’re dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured people throughout New Jersey.