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Common Bus Accident Injuries in Bothell

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) national bus accident statistics show that there were a total of 65,230 bus crashes in 2018. But there are some types of bus accidents that occur more frequently than others.

Accidents involving bus accidents, for example, are more common than you might think. Given that there are an estimated 471,461 yellow school buses that provide transportation service daily in the United States according to the Schoolbus Fleet, and about 25 million elementary and secondary school children that ride school buses to and from school each day, it is no surprise that accidents involving school busses would produce catastrophic injuries.

In fact, bus accidents of any kind have been known to produce catastrophic injuries. Some of the more common types of injuries we see in Bothell bus accidents include:

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Loss of limbs
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Traumatic brain damage
  • Head injuries
  • Third-degree burns
  • Lacerations
  • Internal bleeding
  • Organ failure

If you have suffered another type of injury that was not described above, you may still have the right to financial compensation. Contact our office today to explore your legal options.

Calculating the Value of Your Bothell Bus Accident Claim

In order for your attorney to figure out how much your claim is worth, we will need to carefully review all the ways that your life has been affected by your injuries. This will include your various financial losses as well as the other ways that your life has been affected.

You have the right to be repaid for non-economic damages as well. Non-economic damages do not have a fixed financial value. Some of the more common types of non-economic damages that you could be awarded in your Bothell bus accident claim include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Disfigurement
  • Scarring
  • Loss of household services
  • Inconvenience
  • Damage to your reputation

After quantifying these losses, and carefully examining your economic damages including your lost wages, medical expenses, property damages, and other financial losses, we will have a better idea of how much your bus accident lawsuit Bothell is worth.

Contact a Bus Accident Attorney in Bothell

Bus accident injuries can have a traumatic impact on your life. When you have suffered and are unsure of how to get justice, meet with a dedicated Bothell bus accident attorney at Russell & Hill, PLLC.

Our firm is proud to offer free, no-obligation case reviews to injury victims when accident survivors in Bothell and surrounding cities. Take advantage of this opportunity when you complete our online contact form or give our office a call at 800-529-0842.

After a bus accident in Bothell, you may be feeling scared, confused, and unsure of what to do next. When you have suffered critical injuries, the liable party should be compelled to compensate you for your negligent actions. But that does not mean that they will repay you without a fight.

You may need the help of an experienced Bothell injury lawyer at Russell & Hill, PLLC to ensure you are awarded maximum compensation for your suffering. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to find out how much your bus accident claim in Bothell could be worth.

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