Who Is Liable For School Bus Accidents?

Who Is Liable For School Bus Accidents?Every morning and every afternoon, millions of children all over the country board school buses to get back and forth to school. For the most, school buses are safe vehicles that we entrust our most precious cargo to. But unfortunately, there are situations where school buses are involved in crashes. These accidents can cause injuries in children, resulting in medical expenses and other costs to the family. The question for many parents when this happens is who is liable for school bus accidents?

When a child is injured in a school bus accident, parents should consider contacting a personal injury attorney to discuss what legal options they may have. An attorney who has experience in school bus accidents will be able to evaluate the accident and determine who the liable party or parties are. There are multiple factors that the attorney can use to make that determination:

Liability

There are several potential parties that could be liable for any losses caused by the child’s injuries. These potential parties are:

If your child has been injured in a school bus accident, your family may be entitled to damages for the losses your family has suffered. Call a school bus accident attorney for more details and assistance for your situation. Contact the Saavedra Law Firm.

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Attorney Freddy Saavedra provides trustworthy, aggressive representation to accident victims. He handles cases related to motor vehicle collisions, slips and falls, dog bites, and other accidents. Attorney Saavedra also brings wrongful death claims on behalf of families who have suffered the loss of a loved one in an accident.

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