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Michigan Bus Accident FAQs

michigan bus accident faqsOur Michigan bus accident lawyers know you may have many questions involving your current situation. We try to answer many of these questions below. We have listed many of the questions we are often asked by clients after a Michigan bus accident.

Of course, if you have a question specific to your case and would like to speak directly with an attorney, we are here to talk to you. Call us any time at (800) 606-1717 to speak with a top rated bus accident lawyer.

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  • Can I sue for pain and suffering from a bus accident in Michigan?

    Yes, you can sue for pain and suffering from bus accident in Michigan if it was determined that the bus driver was negligent and cause for the collision.  This type of lawsuit is called a personal injury claim, and in this specific scenario the pedestrian injured would file the claim against the negligent driver and the bus company.

    Damages collected would include compensation for your pain and suffering, disability, and scarring or permanent disfigurement.  In cases involving death, the surviving family member can file a Michigan Wrongful Death Lawsuit.

    For more information on how to sue for your pain and suffering from a bus accident in Michigan and to get started on your case, call our award winning law firm today at (800) 606-1717.  We will answer all questions that you may have and start working on your case immediately, gathering all evidence and witness statement to prove and settle your claim.

  • Is a pedestrian hit by a bus entitled to Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits?

    Yes, a pedestrian hit by a bus may be entitled to Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits.  Even if he or she did not own a motor vehicle or have their own auto insurance policy, they still may be entitled to these benefits.

    No-Fault Insurance benefits include lifetime payment of medical expenses, wage loss, replacement care services, and attendant care services.  Often times, this assistance can be quite substantial and are overlooked or denied by the insurance company if an attorney is not involved in the claim.  That is why it is very important that you consult with a lawyer immediately after the pedestrian-bus accident to learn your rights and determine whether or not you are legally entitled to receive these benefits.

    At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our award winning law firm will consult with you and determine whether or not you are entitled to file a claim.  We have significant experience in these types of cases and will represent you under our No Win No Fee Promise.  This means that there are no legal fees or costs whatsoever until we win or settle your case.  Call today at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case with one of our experienced and qualified pedestrian bus accident lawyers.

  • Were you a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan?

    If you were a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan you do have legal rights. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our attorneys actively represent clients who suffers serious injuries in a bus accident.  We help injury victims file both no-fault insurance claim as well as a personal injury claim against the negligent driver and bus company.

    A no-fault insurance claim may include, but not limited to lifetime payment of medical expenses related to the injuries, wage loss, attendant care services, and more. The second lawsuit, the personal injury claim, includes compensation for damages such as pain and suffering, disability, or scarring or permanent disfigurement.  If the pedestrian is killed, it may also give rise to a wrongful death lawsuit.

    If you or someone you know was a pedestrian hit by a bus in Michigan, you should contact our award winning law firm today to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.  We offer a free, no obligation case review and will answer any questions that you may have.  Our attorneys have significant experience in representing victims injured in pedestrian-bus accidents and have a track record of obtaining maximum settlement for our client. We can do the same for you.  Call now at (800) 606-1717.

  • Who is best attorney in Michigan for a bus accident lawsuit?

    Finding the best lawyer in Michigan for a bus accident lawsuit can be difficult task. When looking to hire an attorney after your Michigan bus accident, you may want to ask the attorney the following questions:

    1. Do you specialize in Michigan bus accident lawsuit cases and how many years of experience have you had in representing bus accident injury clients?
    2. Have you ever written a book on bus accident and insurance claims?
    3. Do you have a website with information on bus accident cases and free forms that I can print to make my insurance claim?
    4. Have you ever taken a bus accident case to trial and won a verdict for your client?
    5. Do you offer a No Win, No Fee guarantee?
    6. What kind of settlements have you received for your Michigan bus accident clients?

    The lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. will give you direct answers to all of those questions, as well as answer any other questions that you may have regarding your case and your legal rights. Our firm has represented bus accident injury victims and their families for over 40 years throughout the State of Michigan, and has the knowledge, expertise, and experience in handling these types of cases. We have a track record of obtaining sizeable Michigan bus accident settlements and jury verdicts for our injured clients and providing the best service possible.

    For more information about our award winning law firm and to discuss your case with one of our best lawyers for your Michigan bus accident lawsuit, call our office now at (800) 606-1717.  We offer a No Win, No Fee promise, meaning our clients do not pay a penny until the case is settled or won. Call today for your free consultation!

     

  • What are my legal rights if I was a passenger injured in a Detroit bus accident?

    If you were a passenger injured in Detroit bus accident, you do have legal rights. These accidents and injuries occur due to driving errors of the bus driver or the negligent driving of another motorist, and therefore an injured passenger can pursue several types of legal claims.

    First the bus passenger is always entitled to make a claim for Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits.  These benefits provide for payment of medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care services, and household services.  If the injured passenger does not have his or her own auto insurance policy, a claim can be made against the bus operator or bus company. 

    Second, the injured bus passenger can also make a claim for personal injuries suffered in the accident.  This includes claims for pain and suffering, disability, and other similar type claims.  This type of injury claim is made against the driver determined to be at fault in the accident.

    If you or someone you know suffered injuries as a passenger on a bus, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced bus accident lawyers. We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to prove your case. We will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means you do not pay any legal fees unless we win or settle your case.