Our Port Huron bus accident lawyers represent people injured in crashes in Port Huron and the surrounding areas. Victims of bus accidents include bus drivers and passengers. Other victims include drivers and passengers of cars hit by a bus, as well as motorcylists, pedestrians, and bicylists.
Common Types of Bus Accidents In and Near Port Huron
Buses provide all types of transportation in the area. The most common types of buses are:
- Blue Water Area Transit buses
- Greyhound buses
- School buses
- Charter buses
- Limousine buses
- Party buses
- Shuttle buses
Where Do Port Huron Bus Accidents Occur?
Port Huron is the county seat of St. Clair County with a population of 30,184 according to the 2010 census. The city is the easternmost point in Michigan.
There are several highways and major thoroughfares that pass through Port Huron and the surrounding areas. These include:
Bus accidents occur on on these main highways and roads, but also on city streets and roads in the Port Huron area.
What are the Common Types of Bus Accidents?
Bus accidents often occur due to the negligence of the bus driver or of another motorist on the road. According to statistics, these are the most common types of bus accidents in Michigan:
- Single bus accidents
- Rear end accidents
- Angled rear end accidents
- Sideswipe accidents
- Head on left turn accidents
- Excessive speed
- Distracted driving
How to Get a Port Huron Bus Accident Report
For a bus accident that occurred in Port Huron, you can request your report directly from the Port Huron Police Department.
Port Huron Police Department
100 McMorran Blvd
Port Huron, MI 48060
You can also get the Traffic Crash Report online from any Michigan law enforcement agency through the Michigan State Police website. If you choose us as your bus accident attorneys, we will get all of the reports for you and send you a copy as well.
What Types of Claims Can I Make after a Bus Accident?
There are several potential claims that can be made after a bus accident. The type of claims you can make depend on your involvement with the bus, that is, whether you were an injured bus passenger or you were hit by a bus. In most cases, you can file a claim for Michigan No-Fault insurance benefits to get your medical bills, lost wages, and other bills paid.
Injured bus passengers and others not on the bus at the time of the accident, can file a liability lawsuit against the negligent bus driver or other motorist. These cases demand settlments for pain and suffering, disability, and other non-economic benefits. In cases involving a fatal bus accident, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit. These lawsuits seek compensation for the loss of the loved one and other damages allowed under Michigan law.
Who are the Best Port Huron Bus Accident Lawyers?
Our legal team includes the most successful wrongful death attorneys in Michigan. Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. and our lawyers have won the top awards in the legal profession, including:
- U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms
- "Best Michigan Personal Injury Attorney" by American Lawyer Academy
- Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan
- Honored as "Super Lawyers"
- Top Martindale-Hubbell Rating (AV) for Skill & Integrity
- Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum
No Fees Unless You Win An Port Huron Bus Accident Settlement
We do not charge any legal fees unless we are able to get you a settlement. We also pay all case costs and expenses.
If your case is unsuccessful for any reason whatsoever, you will owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you.
Start Your Port Huron Bus Accident Case
There are three easy ways for us to get started on your case. You can:
- Chat online with our intake specialist and an accidental death lawyer will call you directly.
- Submit the Free Case Review Box on this page. We will contact you shortly.
- Call (888) 797-8787 any time of day to tell us about your case.
Warning: There are strict time deadlines for filing bus accident lawsuits.
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