As a concerned parent in New York City, it is normal for you to entrust your child’s school-bus with the cardinal responsibility of safely transporting your child to and from school every week day.
Thus, when that school bus driver is involved in a serious traffic accident involving other vehicles, pedestrians, and the bus students, your trust suddenly comes crashing down! You may actually get to know that your son or daughter has been injured hours later, when the school or hospital authorities or both contact you at home through an emergency phone call.
As New York City is fairly crowded and deals with unpredictable traffic conditions throughout the busy week, the school-bus drivers operating within city limits are expected to be adequately trained and licensed to drive city school buses.
What are some probable causes of school students getting hurt?
Though traffic accidents involving school buses can have a variety of reasons and consequences, some of the common reasons behind school-bus students getting hurt are:
How can you make personal injury claims to protect your child?
As soon as you receive the news of your child’s injury through a school-bus accident, you should visit the child to check on the current medical condition, collect detailed reports of the accident, hospital admission, treatment procedures, medication, and any other important detail pertaining to the accident and later developments. Thereafter, you should consult a personal injury law firm. The law firm may request the following documents to assess the merits of the personal injury case:
How do personal injury law firms assess school-bus accident cases?
Once the personal injury law firm acquires all the necessary documents, photos, x-rays, and reports for their initial analysis of the case, they are likely to investigate whether:
If your child has been injured in a school-bus accident in New York City, contact an experienced personal injury law firm like Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff of RMFW Law by calling 212 697 9280. The first meeting is free.
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