Tour Bus Accidents Can Cause Serious Injury
Taking a tour bus trip is a popular way to travel for many people. While travelling in a tour bus may provide several advantages for travelers, it is not without risk. While a bus is usually considered a safe mode of transportation, tour bus accidents do happen and when they do, they are often serious. A person involved in a tour bus accident may face some additional challenges that are important to understand and address early in the case. For example, in any accident case involving dozens of injured people, insufficient insurance coverage can be an issue. Multiple injured people may be seeking compensation from the same limited pool of funds. For this reason, it is important to understand all the potential sources of compensatory funds available to an injured person, including underinsured motorist coverage. Additionally, injured tour bus passengers may have to overcome liability waivers that they may have unknowingly signed at the time they signed up for the tour. Equally challenging can be the fact that tour bus accidents often happen in a state or even country where the injured parties don’t live. This can make seeking and paying for medical treatment challenging. For all these reasons, it is important that a person injured in a tour bus accident speak with an attorney who understands the unique issues involved in such cases. Also, because limited insurance funds may be paid out quickly, an injured person needs to act in a timely manner to make sure his or her rights are protected.
This blog should be used for informational purposes only. It does not create an attorney-client relationship with any reader and should not be construed as legal advice. If you or someone you know wishes to seek the help of an experienced personal injury attorney regarding Tour Bus Accidents, or other personal injury matters, call 480.461.5300. Udall Shumway PLC is located in Mesa, Arizona and is a full service law firm. We assist Individuals, families, businesses, schools and municipalities in Mesa and the Phoenix/East Valley.