Bus Accident Attorney in Georgia

Public transportation is convenient, but you will need a talented and experienced bus accident lawyer to navigate the legal processes to get the compensation you deserve if you or a loved one is injured as a result of a bus accident.

Were You Injured in a Bus Accident?

Were you injured in a bus accident as a passenger or another motorist? You may pursue damages through a personal injury lawsuit. 

Causes of Bus Accidents

Some causes of bus accidents include inadequate driver training, distracted driving, a manufacturing deficiency, speeding, violating traffic laws, improper maneuvering, or inadequate bus maintenance. 


Why Choose Meeks Impact Law as Your Bus Accident Attorney?

Meeks Impact Law is a knowledgeable bus accident attorney with experience in personal injury law who gives particular attention to each case he takes on. Clients receive quality legal services from a team that genuinely cares about our clients as individuals. 

Do I Need a Bus Accident Attorney for My Case?

You will need an experienced bus accident attorney if you or your vehicle were involved in an accident with a public or private bus service. There are special regulations in place for accidents involving government vehicles and an experienced attorney can make sure you get the results you deserve as you navigate through a complex legal system. 

Accidents Involving Municipal Buses

You can make a personal injury or wrongful death claim after accidents involving municipal buses, but you would need a knowledgeable bus accident attorney to fight the legal principle of “sovereign immunity”. 

Who Can Be Held Responsible Following a Bus Wreck?

The bus driver, second driver, bus company, manufacturer, or maintenance company can be held responsible following a bus wreck.

What Should I Do Following a Bus Accident?

After a bus accident, check to see if anyone needs emergency medical assistance. Ensure the accident is reported to the police, then contact Meeks Impact Law as soon as possible.

Accidents Involving Municipal Busses

Frequently Asked Questions on Bus Accidents

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What can I do to protect myself after an accident with a bus?

Seek medical attention even if you feel your injuries are minor and keep records of everything. Then contact Meeks Impact Law to protect your rights. 

What should I do if someone from the bus company calls me before I speak with a lawyer?

Advise the bus company representative that all communications must go through your lawyer. Don’t make any statements, and don’t sign any documentation. 

What if I was injured on a city bus?

If you are injured on a city bus, contact Meeks Impact Law as soon as possible, as time requirements to bring a personal injury claim are strict.

What is a “Common Carrier”?

A “common carrier” is a person or commercial enterprise that transports passengers or goods for a fee and is open to the general public.

What should I do in the days following a bus accident?

Keep detailed records of your medical expenses, doctor notes and copies of payments or quotes for repairing damage to your vehicle. Contact your bus accident lawyer, Meeks Impact Law, as soon as possible so we can protect your rights and get you the settlement you deserve.

What damages are available in a bus accident case?

Damages can be claimed for medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, loss of support and loss of future earning ability and punitive damages if aggravating circumstances such as DUI or a hit and run exists.

How long do I have to file a suit following a bus wreck?

If the accident was with a city bus, you have six months from the date of the accident to give proper legal notice to the city. If the bus was owned and operated by a county or the State of Georgia, proper legal notice must be given within one year from the date of the bus wreck.

Meeks Impact Law is a dedicated, client-focused, family-based law firm in Cumming, Georgia. We want to make the legal process manageable for our clients. Did you know you can get a free case evaluation from Meeks Impact Law? When you need a bus accident lawyer, contact Meeks Impact Law.