Travel via tour bus is a popular and sometimes inexpensive way to travel the country. The tour bus gives riders an opportunity to travel comfortably while socializing with fellow travelers. The tour bus, or motorcoach carrier, is responsible for ensuring that it complies with all state and federal laws for the safe transport of travelers across roadways. Despite these laws, accidents occur and injury or death can occur.
Buses may appear more durable than the average passenger vehicle, but they are also often designed without critical safety features, such as seat belts. The most obvious party responsible for an accident may be the driver, who is considered to be a “professional driver” due to the special training that is required to qualify for the position. A negligent driver could be:
In addition, multiple parties may bear responsibility for an accident, including bus and parts manufacturers, drivers, and motorcoach companies. Motorcoach companies are responsible for maintaining the buses, inspecting equipment for safety, training drivers, and following state and federal regulations.
Attorney Paul Wilson with the Wilson Law Firm South Florida has the resources that are essential to ensure that your case is handled properly, including access to the top experts in accident reconstruction, bus and tire design, and road safety standards. Your lawyer’s ability to analyze the situation using expert assistance will ensure that you receive fair compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering.
Paul Wilson will provide unmatched personalized attention, aggressive representation, and comprehensive legal aid through every step of the litigation process. Paul is dedicated to helping tour bus accident victims, as well as their families, get the compensation they deserve.