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Bus accidents, like truck accidents, often result in serious injuries to many different people. Such accidents can involve school buses carrying young children close to home or private charter buses traveling highways like I-95 or I-270. Or they could involve people riding on Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) buses in Rockville, Silver Spring, Bethesda, D.C., Northern Virginia or another nearby community.

Knowing what to do after a bus accident can be confusing. In many cases, injury victims might not know if they can take legal action to obtain the compensation they deserve. Since some of these buses are operated by local or regional government organizations, some people might think that these organizations are protected from legal action under state or federal laws.

But the reality is you can - and should - pursue compensation after your bus accident. However, you must know that if the bus is a government operated bus, there  are certain notice requirements to state, county or city that have to be met quickly regarding the accident, and if missed, will bar your claim forever. Expenses associated with bus accidents can add up fast. And if you don't demand full compensation, you might end up having to pay for your bus accident out of your own pocket.

Why Do Bus Accidents Happen?

Bus accidents happen for many different reasons. Common causes of bus accidents include:

  • Distracted bus drivers
  • Speeding bus drivers
  • Inexperienced drivers
  • Poorly maintained buses
  • Defective bus parts

Whatever the cause of your bus accident, make sure you take action to pursue the compensation you deserve. Make sure you contact an experienced Rockville bus accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Stuart L. Plotnick, LLC.

How a Lawyer Can Help You

Attorney Plotnick and his talented legal team have decades of experience handling cases involving bus accidents. A former insurance company attorney, Stuart L. Plotnick knows how the legal system works from the inside out. That's why he has such a strong track record of success.

When you have Attorney Plotnick on your side, working for you, you can take an aggressive stance right from the start. Our focused approach includes an independent investigation of your accident. Our investigations often include:

  • Analyzing accident reports
  • Reviewing bus company records of similar accidents in the past
  • Consulting with accident reconstruction experts
  • Tracking down witnesses and interviewing them
  • Visiting the scene of the accident
  • Dealing directly with insurance companies and other attorneys on your behalf

We're prepared to do whatever it takes to win. Put the power of Attorney Stuart L. Plotnick to work for you. Simply contact us and schedule your free case evaluation. We're here for you when you need us most.