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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Jury Award In Queens MTA Bus Collision

New York City Bus Accident Lawyers at the F&A Injury Law Firm discuss a recent jury verdict in Queens involving a serious MTA bus crash. On Friday, April 15, a jury in Queens, New York, awarded $12.5 million to a man injured in a bus accident that happened in 2009. The jury found the bus driver and his employer, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) liable, according to a report in the New York Post. MTA Bus Accident Details Just before the accident, a traffic enforcement official instructed the man to pull his van over to a bus stop because it was blocking...

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Charter and City Bus Accidents Remain a Dangerous Threat

Three people died and 16 others were injured in one of the most serious bus accidents recently in New York City. A speeding chartered bus (traveling at about 58 miles per hour) ran a red light in Queens and hit an MTA bus on September 18, 2017. The entire event was caught on a nearby video surveillance camera showing the danger to NYC from bus accidents. The improper speed of the chartered bus sealed the fate of many. Those who perished included the chartered bus driver, a pedestrian, and a passenger on the MTA bus. Within twenty-four hours, National Transportation...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Two Bus-truck Crashes

Multiple injuries often occur when two kinds of large commercial vehicles - buses and trucks - are in traffic accidents explain the bus accident lawyers at the Frekhtman & Associates injury law firm. These are typically major accidents, because buses often carry dozens of passengers, and large trucks frequently wreak havoc due to their sheer size and weight. When a truck and a bus are in the same accident, the results are often particularly serious. Numerous bus passengers were injured in two separate bus-truck accidents in the region as the Memorial Day holiday got underway. Together, these two crashes injured more...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Head-on Bus/SUV Crash

New York City bus accident lawyers at the F&A Injury Law Firm discuss a recent crash between a bus and SUV. Bus passengers are often quite vulnerable when crashes happen. In a wreck near Disney World, multiple passengers suffered injuries. Investigators allege that an SUV motorist caused the fiery bus crash when she fell asleep at the wheel at about 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 14. The collision occurred about one mile from Disney's Animal Kingdom. Driver Allegedly Falls Asleep The driver of an Isuzu SUV had been with her family at Disney World just before the accident happened, according to what...

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Crash Involving School Bus and Ambulance

An ambulance and a school bus collided in Brooklyn's Crown Heights on Friday, January 15, 2016. Fortunately, there were no children on the bus at the time. However, ABC7 News reports that two people suffered injuries. An injured individual may seek out a bus accident lawyer to prosecute a civil lawsuit. Severe Damage to Ambulance The accident happened at the intersection of Bedford Avenue and Atlantic Avenue. There was only minor damage to the bus, and it was promptly removed from the scene. However, the ambulance reportedly sustained severe damage in the collision. There was no initial information provided as to how...

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