No Fees
Unless We Win
Millions Recovered!

North Port Bus Accident Lawyers

Home hero
North Port Bus Accident Lawyers

We will get you through this.

In the wake of a bus accident and personal injury, you deserve a champion who will fight by your side with compassion and skill. Our team of accessible attorneys and legal experts will take on the insurance companies and legal system to get you the outcome you deserve.
Get Help Now

Available 24/7

Our specialists are here to listen and help for free, no strings attached.

(941) 888-0848
for a free consultation

Request a consultation online

Bus Accident

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the two most recent years for which data exists, 34 bus accidents took place on Florida roadways. These accidents can devastate their victims. These incidents occurred with public buses—and additional records show school bus accidents also cause deaths and injuries.

A North Port bus accident lawyer from Boohoff Law can help if you recover compensation if you are an injured victim and the accident resulted from someone else’s negligence.

Find out what your case is worth.

Your insurance company may not be telling you everything. Know what you’re entitled to with a free consultation. Rest assured that we will never charge any fees unless we win.

Hire a Bus Accident Lawyer Who Gets Results

Every bus accident case is different, and regardless of how many cases a firm has successfully handled, there is never a guarantee of an outcome. However, when a firm like Boohoff Law can show results, you can feel confident they will take the needed steps to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Severity of Bus Accident Injuries

The types of injuries you suffer when involved in a bus accident vary greatly depending on whether you were a passenger on the bus, the driver of another vehicle involved in the accident, a pedestrian, or a passenger in another vehicle. Injuries can range from minor whiplash to death. Some of the most common injuries victims sustain in a bus accident include:

  • Brain injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Herniated disks
  • Internal bleeding
  • Lacerations
  • Severe skin burns
  • Severed limbs
  • Spinal injuries
  • Sprained and torn ligaments
  • Whiplash

Establishing Liability After a Bus Accident

Your injuries require treatment, you may need to be hospitalized while recovering, and you may also be facing a long recuperation time meaning you will lose time from work. Seeking compensation for your injuries will require your personal injury attorney to establish who is liable for your injuries. Liability for a bus accident may belong to:

  • The driver of the bus – A driver who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or driving distracted could have caused the accident
  • The bus driver’s employer – If the employer did not verify the driver holds a Class C license, was not properly trained on the vehicle’s safety equipment or well-versed in the rules which must be followed for bus drivers, the employer could be held liable for your injuries.
  • The person responsible for maintenance – In cases where someone other than the driver or employer is responsible for maintaining a bus, the company or person may be responsible if the vehicle fails due to improper maintenance.
  • Driver of another vehicle – Instances where the bus is involved in an accident but there was a third party at fault for the accident. In these cases, that driver may be responsible for your injuries as well as the injuries sustained by other victims.

In some instances, you can hold a government body liable for your injuries. Speak with your attorney about anyone who may have contributed to your injuries.

Potential Compensation for Bus Accident Victims

Every personal injury lawsuit is unique and bus accident victims are often uncertain as to what the potential settlement amount may be for their injuries. Keep in mind, there is no set dollar amount which is considered “usual” because compensation levels depend on several factors. Naturally, a victim with catastrophic injuries is likely to recover more than someone with a minor injury. Generally, victims may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Medical bills including rehabilitation therapy
  • Lost wages during recovery
  • Future wages when the injury is expected to be permanent
  • Disfiguration caused by scarring
  • Pain and suffering
  • Property loss

The responsible party may also be required to compensate the victim of a bus accident for punitive damages, which is when a monetary amount is assessed to penalize the responsible party for their negligence.

North Port Bus Accident Lawyers

Boohoff Law North Port Office

14900 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287

Boohoff Icon

Free Consultation

We Are Here For You 24/7

When Insurers Refuse to Negotiate a Fair Settlement

Most of us expect when we file a claim with the responsible party’s insurance company, they will pay the claim in good faith. Unfortunately, this is not always the case because an insurance company makes money by collecting premiums and avoiding the payment of claims. This is why you need to seek the guidance of an attorney who is adept at serving as an advocate for victims of bus accidents. Insurance companies will do their best to encourage victims to accept a settlement for less than they might otherwise be entitled to receive. They understand you are under a financial strain due to the unexpected medical bills while you are losing time from work. They are hoping they can avoid full financial liability by getting you to settle as quickly as possible. Victims of a bus accident should never accept any settlement, nor sign any documents produced by an insurer without consulting with a lawyer who is representing them. The reason for this is the insurer is hoping you do not understand what rights you may have—and they may be correct in this assessment. In many cases, they will bury a waiver in documents they request you sign. These waivers may contain language that forces you to waive certain rights you might otherwise have under Florida’s laws.

You Have Nothing to Lose by Calling Our Bus Accident Attorneys

Tatiana Boohoff Lawyer
North Port Auto Accident Attorney

One concern many victims of a bus accident have is how they will pay for an attorney to handle their case for them. You need not worry; our offices offer a free consultation to evaluate your case and most of our cases are handled on a contingency basis. This means you do not pay for any legal services unless we are successful in obtaining a settlement for your injuries. Additionally, those fees will not be paid unless we help recover compensation for you, and then our fees will come from a percentage of what we helped you to recover. If you were injured in a North Port bus accident, contact Boohoff Law offices at (941) 888-0848. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to request your free consultation. If you are unable to meet us at our office, we can arrange to meet you at your home or in your hospital if necessary. Whether you suffered an injury because you were a passenger on a bus or a car, you were the driver of a car in a bus accident, or your child was injured in a school bus accident, let us fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Boohoff Law North Port 14900 Tamiami Trail North Port, FL 34287 (941)-888-0848

Our process.

A personal touch backed by big results.
  • 1. Understanding your options
    From your first call, our team takes the time to listen and learn your unique situation. We’ll walk you through the factors that will increase the value of your claim and help you mitigate risks. Above all, we help you envision a personalized path forward.
  • 2. Connecting with your attorney
    You will know within 1-2 days if our team can help. Your personal attorney and legal team will guide you through what to expect, ensuring you’re always informed about what’s going on. You will stay in control as an included member of the team working on your case.
  • 3. Supporting documentation
    Our diligent legal team will work with you to make sure all the necessary documentation is complete. This includes insurance policy details, medical records, medical and repair bills, and lost wages.
  • 4. Formulating a winning plan
    We’ll assess your case — every detail, every angle — as we fight for the outcome you deserve. We roll up our sleeves and bring an unrelenting commitment and proven track record to formulate a winning game plan, keeping you clearly informed along the way.
  • 5. Negotiation and litigation
    We are relentless in pursuing what’s right. We work with toughness and resilience as we negotiate directly with the defense to obtain the compensation you deserve. In cases that demand a court trial, our attorneys are expert personal injury litigators with the talent to maximize policy volumes and outcomes.

Recovery is personal.

We recover millions for our clients every month, but we know that every case is different and that recovery is personal.
“Boohoff Law definitely stands behind integrity. Tatiana is not only a fantastic attorney in her expertise, she’s also down-to-earth – truly a people person.”
– Elissa M.
% star rating
“Really pleased with Boohoff Law! Received immediate responses when I had any questions. Treated amazingly by all staff … made this process a true breeze!”
– Caitlyn M.
5 star rating
“Everyone here is so helpful. They jumped through every hoop necessary to get me the settlement I rightfully deserved. They made me feel right at home.”
– Brandy K.

You're better off with Boohoff.