Victims of Albuquerque Bus Accidents Resulting in the Wrongful Death of a Passenger Requires Strong Legal Representation
The City of Albuquerque, New Mexico transit and bus system, ABQ Ride, is an important system and function in our city. It is heavily relied upon and used by a large number of people to get to work, school, run errands, and engage in leisure activities. We rely on these buses for timely, affordable, and safe travel. However, sometimes this is not always the case. These buses are very large and heavy, and can cause very serious and permanent injuries in a bus crash. Not only can passengers on the bus be seriously injured, but any vehicle or person who is hit with the motor vehicle can be seriously injured or killed in even low-speed collisions.
Here are the Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our experienced Albuquerque bus accident attorneys represent those injured or killed in these types of horrific accidents. We know how to claim, prove, and win claims for pain and suffering, lost wages, lost earnings, loss of services/consortium, medical expenses, future medical care, wrongful death, and many other claims. Call us today to learn how we can protect your rights to compensation by dialing (505) 883-5000 for a FREE consultation.
Causes of Albuquerque Bus Accidents Which Injure or Kill People in New Mexico
There are several causes to all Albuquerque bus accidents which can result in liability and a finding of negligence to allow a victim to recover. This includes the following:
- Driver inexperience;
- Excessive speed;
- Improper lane change;
- Distracted driving;
- Driving while fatigued;
- Failing to yield;
- Running a red light;
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
- Using a cell phone while driving to call or text;
- Taking a turn too fast;
- Jumping a curb;
- Not paying attention/zoning out;
- Failing to stop at a stop sign;
- Backing up improperly;
- Turning without a directional signal;
- Mechanical failure or a brake, wheel, or tire;
- Dust storms or other adverse weather; and
- Many other causes.
Do you believe any one of these causes caused your Albuquerque bus accident? Were you a victim and think something mentioned above happened to you? Call us today for a free consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000.
Common Injuries in Albuquerque Bus Accidents
Since a bus is a very large commercial vehicle, there can be very significant and damaging injuries caused to passengers or other drivers in other vehicles. The sheer size and speed of a large bus can simply pulverize bone, destroy tissue, and permanently damage a person’s body. These include the following types of very common injuries:
- Broken bones;
- Organ damage;
- Traumatic brain injuries;
- Spinal cord injuries;
- Back injuries;
- Nerve damage;
- Torn tendons or rotator cuffs in the shoulder;
- Torn tendons or ligaments in the knee such as an ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL, or meniscus;
- Large scars and lacerations;
- Lung damage or ruptures;
- Dental injuries;
- Collapsed rib cage;
- Burn injuries;
- Chemical burns;
- Wrongful death; and
- Many other injuries.
Albuquerque Bus Accidents Seriously Injure or Kill Victims Who Should Call Us Today
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call the experienced New Mexico car accident attorneys at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. today by dialing (505) 883-5000 You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.