Wisconsin Bus Accident Attorneys
Representing Injured Bus Passengers & Others in Wisconsin
Bus accidents are relatively rare, but when they do occur, they can be devastating. Buses are large, heavy vehicles that are difficult to maneuver and stop. They are also prone to rolling over, which can cause serious injuries to passengers and others on the road.
At Lawton & Cates, S.C., we represent individuals who have been injured in bus accidents. We also represent the families of people who have been killed in these accidents. Our Madison bus accident lawyers have more than 100 years of combined legal experience and have successfully handled many complex personal injury and wrongful death cases. We are prepared to put our extensive resources to work for you.
Who Is Liable for a Bus Accident?
Bus accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including driver error, poor vehicle maintenance, and defective bus parts. Determining liability in a bus accident case can be challenging, as there are often multiple parties who may be at fault.
Some of the potentially liable parties in a bus accident case include:
- The bus driver
- The bus company
- The bus manufacturer
- The company responsible for maintaining the bus
- Another driver
- The government
Our Wisconsin bus accident attorneys can thoroughly investigate your case to determine who is liable for your injuries. We can then help you pursue the full, fair compensation you are owed.
What to Do After a Bus Accident
After a bus accident, it is important to take the right steps to protect your health and your legal rights. If you are able, you should:
- Call 911 and report the accident
- Seek medical attention for your injuries
- Take pictures of the accident scene, your injuries, and any property damage
- Get the names and contact information of any witnesses
- Get the bus driver’s name and contact information, as well as the name of the bus company
- Write down everything you remember about the accident
- Do not give a statement to the bus company’s insurance company
- Do not post about the accident on social media
- Get in touch with an experienced bus accident lawyer
What Compensation Can I Recover After a Bus Accident?
If you have been injured in a bus accident, you may be entitled to compensation for a variety of economic and non-economic damages. Our Madison bus accident lawyers can help you pursue compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost a loved one in a bus accident, we can help you pursue compensation for funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and more.
How Can a Bus Accident Lawyer Help Me?
Bus accident cases can be extremely complex. There are often multiple parties who may be at fault, and there may be multiple insurance companies involved. Our Wisconsin bus accident attorneys can help you navigate the legal process and fight for the maximum compensation you are owed. We can handle all of the legal details of your case so that you can focus on your recovery.
When you choose Lawton & Cates, S.C., you can expect:
- Compassionate, personalized legal services
- Aggressive representation from a team of experienced trial lawyers
- Regular updates on the progress of your case
- Answers to your questions and concerns
- Respect and dignity throughout the legal process
Call Our Firm Today for a Free Consultation
If you have been injured in a bus accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Our bus accident lawyers in Wisconsin can help you understand your legal rights and options. We can then help you pursue the full, fair compensation you are owed.
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