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Bus Accident Law

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A car accident is an emotional experience. Immediately after the crash, you will be shocked and upset. You will need to deal with police reports and medical care. You will also need to call your insurance agent and report your accident. This is an emotional time, but we recommend that you take a deep breath …

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Jon Ostroff was featured in the The Legal Intelligencer’s Article ‘Greyhound Sued Over Pennsylvania highway Crash Injuries’.

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On April 10, 2013, 44 high school students from Southern California boarded a Silverado Stages charter bus to visit Humboldt State University. However, the college preview weekend didn’t go as planned. At 5:30 p.m., the Arcata-bound bus was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer on I-5 outside the town of Orland. Both vehicles burst into flames. …

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The guy who keeps saying “I told you so” is really annoying, but we can’t resist. For months, we have been telling everyone who will listen that bus travel in the United States is incredibly dangerous. Often enough, it seemed as if nobody was listening. Now, all our work had been vindicated. Late last year, …

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If you have been paying close attention to the news in the last few weeks, you may have noticed a news item that has stirred a great deal of interest in the transportation industry. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—a division of the Transportation Department—has issued a regulation requiring lap and shoulder belts on commercial …

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National media attention naturally goes to interstate bus crashes—either charter bus accidents or tour bus and motorcoach crashes along regular routes between cities. Because those accidents involve lots of people from many communities, those accidents have widespread news value. When you consider news as a business, such accidents sell newspapers (or command the attention of …

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While Greyhound has a written policy prohibiting bus operators from using cell phones while operating a Greyhound bus, these policies are not enforced. In a recent case Ostroff Law was involved in, the evidence confirmed that a Greyhound bus driver and the bus he was operating was unable to be located for several hours.  The …

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