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South Miami School Bus Accident

School bus accidents in are often dramatic and catastrophic. Although school bus accidents are relatively rare when compared with car and truck accidents in South Miami and Florida, they do occur. When they do occur, the results often make the news. Due to the size and force of buses and due to the lack of seatbelts and other safety restraints on buses, children who are in these types of accidents often sustain severe injuries, permanent injuries, or even fatal injuries.

If your child has been affected by a school bus accident or has been injured on board a school bus, it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney right away in order to find out what can be done to get full compensation for your child. If you would like to find out how much your case may be worth and what next steps you can take to protect your child, contact Flaxman Law Group at any time for a free case evaluation. There's no obligation associated with your consultation, although the full-service law firm of Flaxman Law Group can handle any case related to school bus accidents and can aggressively pursue justice on your behalf.

Getting Legal Help After A School Bus Collision In South Miami Or Your Community

Consulting with a personal injury attorney is an important first step to ensuring that you do everything you can to protect your child from a lifetime of increased expenses. A personal injury attorney can help you understand exactly how much your child's injuries can cost and can help you understand what types of options you have for securing fair compensation in your case.

There is a statute of limitations in these cases and in many cases you may be pressured to sign documentation almost right away in order to reach a settlement with the insurer or the school board. It is important to get legal advice and consult with a personal injury attorney before you make these sorts of decisions and before you sign any paperwork. The sooner you can get legal advice and start acting to protect your child, the better your chances may be of securing full compensation that can help protect your family and your child's future.

What Caused The School Bus Accident That Has Injured Your Child?

If your child has been injured in a school bus accident, of course you want the facts. However, how can you find those answers? All too often, school boards and schools take steps to minimize their liability and responsibility in these types of cases. They have powerful insurance companies and teams of attorneys representing them. In this situation, you will want to ask yourself several questions:

  • Was the driver qualified to operate the bus safely?
  • What was done to prevent injuries or the collision?
  • Does the school bus driver have safety infractions on their record?
  • Was the school bus driver rested, alert, and in good physical condition to operate the bus?
  • Were your child's injuries preventable?

Getting these answers is an important first step in determining whether you have a legal claim or other options that can help you pursue justice on behalf of your child. If you would like answers, is important to consult with a skilled and professional legal team. You can get legal help by contacting Flaxman Law Group today for a free consultation. The law firm of Flaxman Law Group can investigate the accident to uncover facts that can help you decide what you should do to recover financial damages.