New York Bus Accident Lawyers
Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald represents persons injured in bus accidents, including pedestrians, occupants of cars and other vehicles, and bus passengers. In a recent case, the firm represented a client injured by a school bus when the bus crossed a double-yellow line and struck her car. Our client suffered broken bones, including her neck, thigh, humerus, hip and tibia/fibia. Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald obtained a $5,730,000 verdict. To contact a lawyer at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald, call toll-free at 1-800-323-9900 or submit our online contact form.
New York Bus Accident Lawsuit – Damages
Damages are monetary compensation for injury and loss. In the case of the client whose car was hit by a school bus, the breakdown of damages was as follows:
- Past Pain and Suffering - $1,800,000
- Past Medical Costs - $230,000
- Past Lost Earnings - $150,000
- Future Pain and Suffering - $1,600,000
- Future Medical Costs - $500,000
- Future Lost Earnings - $1,200,000
- Loss of Service (for Spouse) - $250,000
New York Bus Accident Lawsuit – Evidence
It is vital to contact a lawyer at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald as soon as possible after a bus accident. Over time, valuable evidence can be lost or compromised. At Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald, once we are retained to represent a victim of a bus accident, we immediately investigate a case and work to preserve evidence.
Our lawyers have had extensive experience successfully presenting complex evidence to a judge and jury. In the case of the client hit by the school bus, the demonstrative evidence used included anatomical charts showing the cervical spine, the femur, the hip, the humerus, and the tibia/fibia, x-rays, and blow-ups of the figures used by the economist called by Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald as an expert witness. If you or a family member has been in a bus accident, call Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald toll-free at 1-800-323-9900 or submit our online contact form.
Types of Accidents
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