Bus Accident Claims
Have you been involved in a bus accident that wasn’t your fault?
Buses are designed to carry significantly more passengers than the average car and can have a capacity to carry as high as 300 passengers although the average is between 30 and 100.
If you have been injured in a bus accident within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault then contact us at DIYPI personal injury, we will get you back on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.
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Making a bus accident claim
In 2020, there were a total of 2,212 bus casualties of reported road traffic accidents of which 469 serious injuries or killed reported to the police.
The causes of bus accidents in the UK fall into two main categories, negligence of the bus firm or a third party vehicle.
Did you know?
According to MyLondon News the busiest buses in the UK are London buses so its no wonder that there are many London bus accident claims.
The most busiest London route for 2020/2021 was bus number 18 carrying a whopping 6.09 million passengers.
Physical effects of a bus accident
Bus accidents can cause a number of injuries, some can be serious. The most common injuries tend to be whiplash, cuts, bruises, brain and head injuries and bone injuries. Some people walk away with only minor bruises, whilst other people have severe injuries that have lasting physical effects for the rest of their lives.
Bus accident injuries usually appear immediately but some may takes days or even weeks to appear and its important to know that in some circumstances a life threatening injury could get worse for weeks before you realise this was a result of a recent bus accident.
Its important to get medical treatment immediately following a bus accident as some are more severe than others, make sure you gets tested for back, spine and head injuries.
In addition to a serious physical injury, some pedestrians suffer from psychological stress too.
During the healing process – the duration of which fluctuates from person to person, depending on injuries and personal circumstances – some people notice signs of increased stress. One such condition often cited being Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD).
Elsewhere, anxiety, depression, anguish, fearfulness, issues with sleep and reoccurring nightmares about the crash can play out.
Try our compensation guide to find out how much your claim could be worth
Our qualified team are equipped with everything that it takes to handle your claim journey, from beginning to end.
After 18 years, we are well placed to make sure that you’re in receipt of a comprehensive litigation package, designed to protect both you and your family.
Times change, and with it so does the nuances of the legal sector. We grant you access to solicitors who will ultimately guide you towards the most advantageous outcome to your case.
Frequently asked Questions
How much compensation for bus accident?
Yes, the value of your belongings including your bike and any other kit damaged in your accident will be included when calculating your compensation.
how to claim after a bus accident?
Yes you can still claim as the company will put the bike in the employees name when purchasing.
How DIYPI can help with a bus accident claim.......
With access to the top personal injury lawyers in the country our experienced team will find the right lawyer for your case and work hard to gain you the full amount of compensation you deserve.
Our friendly team treat each claim with the upmost care and attention to ensure that we secure you the most fair and reasonable financial outcome possible. With a free claims assessment and No Win No Fee* policy, you’ve got nothing to lose.
*What is 'No Win No Fee'?*
A No Win No Fee agreement, also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) in the legal world, is an arrangement between a claimant and solicitor. In simple terms a ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangement means that you will not pay a fee if your claim is unsuccessful.
*No Win No Fee * typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered to our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this.
If you cancel the claim after the cooling-off period of 14 days you may be charged a cancellation fee by the solicitor.