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  • American Association for Justice
    As members of the AAJ, we are committed to promoting a fair, effective justice system that allows for victims of misconduct or negligence to obtain the justice they deserve.
  • Rhode Island Association for Justice
    Members of the Rhode Island Association for Justice follow the organization’s mission: Working together to ensure equality.
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
    The Rhode Island Bar Association has been working to uphold and protect federal and state laws since 1898, with an emphasis on maintaining a democratic government and honoring the justice system.
  • DC Bar
    Membership with the DC Bar provides us with access to legal research materials, professional service providers, and more that can be used for the benefit of our clients.
  • Super Lawyers
    Only 2.5% of attorneys in a given state are selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars® list. Members must be aged 40 or younger, or be in practice for 10 years or less.
  • Distinguished Martindale Hubbell
    Distinguished® attorneys are peer-review rated and selected based on their honorable professional achievements.
  • Brain Injury Association
    Our work with the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island is designed to provide information and services to survivors.
  • Brain Association of America
    As members of the Brain Injury Association of America, we are the voice of awareness, and we are here to help survivors.
  • Southern New England Brain Injury Law Center
    Southern New England Brain Injury Law Center
  • NABIS
    This is a society of multidisciplinary brain injury professionals who come together to discuss issues concerning brain injury and bring the science behind brain injuries into practice.
  • Melvin M Belli
    Lawyers are initiated into the Melvin M. Belli society by invitation-only and are considered to be distinguished trial lawyers.

Rhode Island Bus Accident Lawyers

Holding Public & Private Bus Companies Liable from Offices in Providence & Middletown

After a bus accident results in injury, it is very important to discover who is responsible for the operation of the bus in question.

The most promising path to recovery of compensation for injured accident victims may depend on what type of bus was involved:

  • A school bus
  • A city bus
  • A private charter bus
  • A locally operated "party bus"
  • An interstate commercial bus such as Greyhound

Uncovering key information about liability is an essential part of a diligent personal injury lawyer's job in any motor vehicle accident case. Just as importantly, an advocate for someone injured in a bus accident will be interested in getting a clear understanding of the person's injuries and losses. Communicating with healthcare providers, family members, and the injured person himself or herself will provide critical elements of a personal injury claim or lawsuit.

In addition, it may be necessary to bring in expert witnesses such as medical experts, bus mechanics, and roadway design experts. If injuries are serious or catastrophic, the expense and challenge of putting together a well-documented claim will likely be well worth the costs involved.

Karns & Kerrison, with law offices in Providence and Middletown, offers no-obligation consultations to bus accident victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Call (888) 281-3100 for a free consultation.

Was the bus that collided with your car covered by federal motor carrier laws? Was there a third party such as a travel agency or a transportation service that might bear some liability? Was a private bus company such as First Student or an athletic management company responsible in the case of a school bus accident? If a school bus monitor's performance is relevant to the case, it will be important to know who hires the bus monitors: The school or a private bus company?

Our Rhode Island bus accident lawyers can find out answers to critical questions such as these. Karns & Kerrison can use this information to pursue the compensation you need after an interstate bus, city bus or school bus accident.

Contact Our Attorneys for a Free Consultation

If you or someone you love has sustained a serious injury in a motor vehicle accident, we invite you to call our offices in Rhode Island at (888) 281-3100 to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys are here to explain your rights and options for seeking compensation.

  • Car Accident Traumatic Brain Injury
    I would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.

    - Patricia Feeley

  • Slipped on Greasy Floor
    I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.

    - Mike Carey

  • Rear End Collision
    Nothing but positive results from consultation, to filing the legal suit, handling of a major operation, to recovery and finalizing a generous settlement.

    - Larry Goldfarb

  • Horrible Car Accident
    They not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.

    - Nancy

  • Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga Bridge
    It was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.

    - Jeanie Small

  • Pedestrian hit by Car
    I did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.

    - Martin

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If you or your loved one suffered severe, life-altering injuries due to someone else’s negligence, we are here to help you fight for justice. For answers to your questions or to schedule a free consultation, contact our personal injury team at (888) 281-3100. We offer our legal services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay attorneys’ fees after we have recovered compensation on your behalf.

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