This tragic incident involving a bus and the death of 14 people appeared to be an avoidable situation. http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/03/13/new.york.bus.accident/index.html?hpt=Sbin
Often bus companies put profits ahead of training and safety. The end result is a dangerous and careless situation for multiple passengers in a bus. Bus companies are considered "common carriers" under the eyes of the law. This means they are held to a greater duty to ensure that their drivers and training programs meet heightened state and federal regulations intended to create the safest possible transportation of their paying customers. The León Law Firm, P.C. has handled bus accident injury cases http://www.theleonlawfirm.com/Personal-Injury/Bus-Accidents.aspx for many years.
We know the applicable state and federal regulations that bus companies must abide by. Our team of experts know what to look for and how to preserve the evidence a jury will need to see and hear. If you are going to ride a bus, make sure you check them out at
http://www.dmv.tx.gov/protection/bus_safety/records.htm before you take that trip. Have a great and safe Spring Break!