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Millions of people daily rely on buses to get to work, school, or while traveling. According to the Federal Motor Safety Administration (FMCSA), over 860,000 buses (e.g., school buses, charter/tour buses, commuter buses, and motor coaches) are registered in the United States. The FMCSA requires special training for bus drivers as well as regular inspections, but devastating bus accidents still happen.

Bus accidents are usually complicated, with several parties involved and large insurance companies looking to protect their profits and bus drivers. It takes skill and insight to navigate a bus accident claim or lawsuit. Fortunately, Kisling, Nestico & Redick has the experience and resources to hold the right party accountable and obtain maximum compensation after a bus accident.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

KNR Fights to Make Life After a Bus Accident Easier

Kisling, Nestico & Redick has been advocating for Ohio injury victims for over 15 years. As veteran trial lawyers and one of Ohio’s largest personal injury firms, we know what it takes to secure compensation from negligent bus drivers and insurance companies. But we also saw the need for a better approach to complex legal claims – one with less client stress and where the injured keep more of their settlement or verdict.

At KNR, we ask, “what more can we do?”

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How Do Ohio Bus Crashes Happen?

Due to their size and prominence on the road, buses can cause serious devastation when they are involved in collisions. Unfortunately, bus accidents occur more frequently in Ohio than you may realize. If you or a loved one was injured in any of the following, you may have cause to bring a bus accident insurance claim or lawsuit:

Ohio Bus Accident: Common Causes

Too often, negligence plays a role in bus accidents. Common causes of bus accidents include:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Driver distraction
  • Driver error
  • Mechanical failure or faulty equipment
  • Speeding
  • Inadequate training of drivers
  • Failure to maintain the bus
  • Poor road conditions

Our Ohio Bus Accident Lawyers Are Close By

Our statewide practice is designed to make going through a bus accident claim or lawsuit more convenient and accessible for bus accident victims. With 12 Ohio locations, KNR is a call or click away.

*KNR also serves Ohio’s rural counties & conducts consultations via Zoom.

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Who’s At Fault for a Bus Accident

Under Ohio law, the person determined to be at fault for a bus crash is responsible for compensating the injury victim for damages. However, since buses are often operated by drivers and overseen by companies and local municipalities, establishing liability can get complicated quickly.

The following could be parties may be liable for a bus accident:

  • Bus Drivers
  • School Districts
  • Local Governments
  • Private Bus Companies
  • Manufactures
  • Bus Mechanics

Ohio Bus Accident Injuries

Once you determine what caused your bus accident and who’s liable, you’ll need to demonstrate the impact on your life. Examples of car accident-related injuries are:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Back injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Broken Bones
  • Hip Injuries
  • Knee & Joint Injuries
  • Windshield Injuries
  • Internal Damage
  • Facial Injuries
  • Auto Ejection Injuries
  • Car Accident PTSD

While every victim’s experience is different, an insurance claim or bus accident lawsuit typically focuses on:

  • The gravity of your injuries
  • Your assorted financial losses
  • The negative impact on your life
  • Your degree of fault
  • The parties involved & insurance limits
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Ohio Bus Accident Damages & Compensation

You shouldn’t be forced to bear the financial cost of someone’s reckless or negligent behavior, especially from a professional bus driver or a bus company entrusted to provide safe and reliable transportation. The process of seeking compensation after a bus crash does not have to be frightening. KNR can guide you through every step, including filing a lawsuit and helping to determine how much you should pursue.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

What Are You Entitled to After a Bus Crash?

If you have been seriously injured in a bus accident because of the negligence or wrongful conduct of another party, you may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Medical costs
  • Loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium

If you have lost a loved one in a bus accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be able to recover wrongful death benefits, including:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of financial contributions
  • Loss of their loved one’s comfort and society

Depending on the type of bus involved and the specific circumstances of your case, establishing liability may be complicated as multiple parties may bear responsibility. Bus accident cases tend to be complex, which is why you need a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer by your side.

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What Makes KNR Special?

KNR Fights For Bus Accident Injury Victims

At Kisling, Nestico & Redick, our bus accident lawyers have centuries of combined legal experience. Many of our attorneys have previously worked in the insurance industry or as motor vehicle accident lawyers, which means they have a unique understanding of how personal injury cases work and how to build the strongest case possible.

When you hire us, at least one attorney and two paralegals will be assigned to your case. We will begin working immediately to investigate your accident, gather evidence, and interview witnesses.

Let us put our significant experience to work on your behalf — guiding you through the complicated legal process and helping you to obtain the compensation that will allow you to move forward with your life after a serious injury. Our firm has obtained countless favorable settlements and verdicts on behalf of accident victims and we will fight for the maximum compensation in your case.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

Our Ohio Injury Lawyers Will

  • Investigate, collect evidence, and find those at fault.
  • Interview witnesses, medical professionals, and experts to show how your life was impacted.
  • Communicate with the insurer, clarify liability, and pursue max compensation.
  • Determine your bus accident’s full and fair value – what you lost and deserve.
  • Keep you informed and involved. KNR is available by phone, text, email, or Zoom.
  • Protect your rights and, if necessary, take your case to court.
  • Never charge you upfront. If there’s no recovery, there’s no cost.