A school bus crashed into a telephone pole is Ossining on Tuesday morning resulting in injuries to 13 students according to the Journal News. The cause of the crash is under investigation as the bus left the roadway and struck the telephone pole. The Injured students were taken to local area hospitals. This is the second school bus crash reported in as many days. Although not as severe as the crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, serious questions can now be raised as to the level of competence and training of those persons entrusted with the safety and well-being of our school children.
individuals who have suffered a severe injury in a bus accident may be entitled to compensation. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our New York bus accident lawyers are committed to defending the rights of individuals who were unnecessarily injured due to the negligence of a bus driver or company. We understand the devastating impact that a severe injury suffered in a bus accident can have on a victim's life. To help ease the financial burden that victims may face, our attorneys will pursue compensation for any lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering our clients suffered in the accident. Additionally, we pursue compensation for victims' families through wrongful death lawsuits when bus accidents end in fatalities.
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