Each day, millions of parents trust the safety of their children in the hands of their schools, beginning with a routine ride on a school bus. For the most part, school buses are very safe. Drivers exercise utmost caution and responsibility on the road. However, some risk is always present, as with riding in or operating any motor vehicle.
Every parent can imagine the horrifying nature of a school bus accident. Aside from often being occupied by children, buses are large, bulky vehicles that require special considerations on the road. While school bus collisions and crashes are rare, they do occur. If you or your child has been involved in a school bus accident in any capacity, it is important to understand your legal options.
As in any traffic-related incident, school bus accidents must be carefully and comprehensively assessed to determine fault and liability. Driver negligence is a very severe scenario, but not all accidents can be blamed on the driver. An infinite array of fluid variables are present on the road. Before jumping to conclusions, legal counsel is critically advised.
Joseph M. Kar provides the crucial legal assistance necessary to address school bus crashes and accidents. As a qualified and experienced attorney, Mr. Kar will thoroughly examine your situation to determine liability, damages, and appropriate legal proceedings. He understands the seriousness of incidents that endanger children, and is dedicated to ensuring that responsibility for the accident is properly accounted for. Whether your child was injured in a school bus accident, or you were involved as the driver of another vehicle, contact The Law Office of Joseph M. Kar, PC for the representation you deserve.