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Schenectady Bus Accident Lawyers

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Buses are a convenient and cost-effective public transportation option for many on-the-go Americans. However, buses are also large and heavy vehicles that are difficult to maneuver in traffic. When an accident occurs, bus passengers and other vehicle drivers tend to sustain serious and even catastrophic injuries. In fact, it’s estimated that bus drivers are responsible for over 60,000 devastating accidents each year.

If you’ve been injured in a bus-related accident, contact the Schenectady bus accident attorneys at DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata. Our firm has been successfully representing clients in personal injury cases since 1948. When you schedule a consultation, our legal team can review the details of your case and develop a customized strategy that reflects your overall legal objectives.

Call our Schenectady bus accident attorneys at (518) 299-0314 if you’re interested in pursuing a personal injury lawsuit.

Determining Liability & Pursuing Damages

It’s often difficult for injury victims to establish negligence without legal aid. This is because multiple parties and even government entities can be held liable for your injury. Because of this, you may need to deal with complicated legal procedures that vary by state and jurisdiction. Only a zealous and aggressive legal advocate can represent your case and maximize your claim.

Liable parties in a bus accident can include:

  • The bus driver
  • The bus company
  • The bus manufacturer
  • A government entity
  • A negligent third-party driver

How to Secure Your Claim

If you’re injured in an accident, it’s important to follow certain steps to protect your claim and secure your right to compensation. If possible, take color photographs of the accident scene, any vehicles involved, and the injuries you sustained. The next step is to seek medical attention immediately. If you wait too long to seek medical treatment, the insurance company may claim that your injuries don’t warrant maximum compensation. This is why it’s so important to request a copy of your medical record and keep any receipts or statements related to your accident injuries.

If your claim is successful, you may be awarded the following damages:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Loss of wages
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Property damage
  • Professional care
  • Transportation fees

Per the statute of limitations in New York, claimants have 3 years to file a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent party. Oftentimes, insurance companies offer claimants substandard settlements to trick them into accepting less compensation than their injuries warrant. Our attorneys can negotiate with these insurance companies on your behalf and ensure that you receive damages that cover your medical expenses and financial needs.

Retain Effective Representation & Start the Legal Process Today

Contact the Schenectady bus accident attorneys at DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmata if you’re ready to file a claim and take legal action against a negligent party. Our priority is to easy your financial hardships by recovering damages that can facilitate your recovery.

We provide 24/7 service. Contact DeLorenzo, Grasso & Dalmataat (518) 299-0314 to schedule a consultation.

The Benefits of Having Our Team in Your Corner

  • Experience

    Collectively, we've been practicing law for over 150 years and have been named among the most experienced law firms in the Capital Region Business Review.

  • Trial Lawyers

    We've had extensive trial experience with all types of personal injury cases, recovering millions for our clients in both settlements and verdicts.

  • Peer Recognition

    Other attorneys come to us for counsel, as we teach numerous seminars and conferences each year.

  • 24/7 Availability

    We are wholly dedicated to our clients' needs, offering availability 24/7 to take care of any legal matters.