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Children Injured When Log Truck Slammed into School Bus

On September 29, 2014, a school bus with 15 student passengers was stopped on U.S. 301 in Bradford County, Florida. A logging truck came up from behind the bus and slammed into it. Eyewitnesses said it did not look like…

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North Central Texas College Students Killed in Oklahoma Accident

Our condolences to the families of the 4 students killed in a tragic accident in Oklahoma last Friday. The video below discusses the federal investigation of the accident. The accident happened on September 26 at mile marker 47 on I35…

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School Bus Accident Report: Mechanical Failure and Speeding

As the new school year begins in some districts, several children have been injured in bus accidents. Bus Hits Tree, Driver Says Mechanical Failure A private bus company transporting students to Revere Middle School in Houston hit a tree. 18…

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FedEx Truck-Bus Crash in CA: Lawyer Says Evidence Needs to Be Preserved

Update: Several wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits have been filed by people injured in this crash and by the families of those killed. We hope these suits uncover all relevant evidence. Read more: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed against FedEx.…

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Minnesota School Bus Driver Crashes Into Tree

Yesterday, a school bus driver crashed with 5 children from the Lewiston-Altura school district on board.  When Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand arrived at the scene, he smelled alcohol on the bus driver’s breath and noted that he was unable to keep his…

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Megabus Tire Blowouts Prompt Safety Advisory, Lawsuits

Serious accidents caused by Megabus tire blowouts have prompted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to issue safety advisories regarding bus tire regulations. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, 49 C.F.R. § 393.75, prohibit motorcoaches (including charter and tour buses)…

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Coach Dies in Bus Accident

A tragic bus accident has claimed the lives of the bus driver, the university coach and her unborn baby.  Several women on the team were seriously injured. “We have handled many bus accident claims,” said Attorney Fred Pritzker, who represents…

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Bus Accident Injures 6 in Atlanta, Georgia

A bus and a Toyota Corolla collided in south Atlanta yesterday evening. The driver of the car is in critical condition and was airlifted to airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center, and his passenger suffered bodily injury and was transported to…

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Feds Shut Down Bus Companies after Crashes Result in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been focusing on enforcement of safety standards, resulting in its shutting down several bus companies in the last several months. “We support FMCSA’s efforts to protect bus passengers and others on…

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Marijuana Use by Bus and Truck Drivers Violates Federal Regulations

Jim L. Swart, of the Department of Transportation, issued a notice that states what should be obvious: federal regulations prohibit the use of marijuana by commercial drivers in interstate commerce, even in states that permit use of the drug for…

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Bus Tire Blowout Crash Risk

When a bus crash is caused by a tire blowout, evidence of overloading can be used in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the driver and company. Contact our law firm for a free consultation, and talk to…

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Egregious Disregard for Safety

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing amendments to its regulations that would enable it to suspend or revoke the operating authority registration of motor carriers (bus and trucking companies) that have done one or more of the…