Bus Accidents

After 5 Years on Rikers Island and No Trial, Bronx Man Sues for Lost Years

Kenneth Creighton spent five years on Rikers Island awaiting a trial that never happened and now he’s suing the city for compensation for those lost years. “You feel like a walking dead person, accused of everything you didn’t do,” said Creighton, who lives in the Bronx. “Yet you have to deal with the punishment and… (keep reading)

Many people think they have “full coverage”….

“Many people think they have “full coverage” when they talk about their automobile insurance, but they don’t really know what “full coverage” means.  One extremely important part  of automobile insurance coverage people often fail to maximize is called Underinsured Motorist Coverage and it is one of the most important and least expensive items of coverage… (keep reading)

Bus becomes wedged at overpass near Manhattan bus station

A bus accident in Manhattan has called into question the reliability of the bus driver and the overall safety of the bus company. The accident occurred at the Port Authority bus station in Manhattan, New York City after a double-decker Mega Bus became wedged under an overpass. Thankfully, most of the passengers on the bus… (keep reading)

Major bus accident leaves many people injured

A devastating bus accident that left scores of people injured is under scrutiny; and while this wreck did not occur here in New York City, we are a city of many, many buses, and such accidents are a daily prospect. The bus accident happened in Los Angeles, where a tour bus carrying at least 50… (keep reading)

Bus accidents can cause serious injuries to multiple people

When several people are injured in a major New York bus accident, they and their families are typically flooded with a range of emotions. They feel scared, and this fear may turn to relief if the injuries aren’t serious. However, no matter how serious the injuries may be in bus accidents, the victims and their… (keep reading)

Bus-truck accident in Manhattan leaves 1 dead, at least 4 injured

While many New York residents take the bus during their commutes, getting in an accident while riding public transportation is probably far from passengers’ minds. These accidents can happen, however, and when they do, the results can be deadly. A recent accident occurred in New York City between a city bus and a stolen box… (keep reading)

16 children injured after bus crash in New York

When parents send their children off to school in the morning, they probably trust that they will get transported safely by the bus. An accident may be far from their minds — but it is not impossible. Any kind of bus accident is indeed a possibility and even though many consider busing to be safe… (keep reading)

Bus and taxi collide in New York, leaving six students injured

One of the last things any New York parents want to think about when sending their children off to school is that the child’s life could be in danger. Statistically speaking, busing is generally a safe way to travel. Most children do arrive safely to school every morning. However, in some tragic cases, buses may… (keep reading)

Bus accident in New York leaves five people injured

Though buses are generally considered to be a safe mode of transportation, New Yorkers should know that bus accidents can happen. Those who ride the bus are not immune to the possibility of being involved in an accident. A bus accident can result in serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, complex fractures and head injuries,… (keep reading)

New York bus accident involving two cars leaves one injured

Buses, taxis, passenger trains, cruise ships and commercial airplanes are known as commercial carriers. Put simply, a common carrier is an entity whose commercial enterprise is to transport people or commodities for a fee. In mass transit accidents, the carrier company may be found liable for the injuries of passengers if it can be proven… (keep reading)

10 injured in New York bus accident

Bus accidents can involve many victims and many injuries. They are almost always unexpected. Many New Yorkers likely take the bus because they consider it a safe and convenient mode of transportation. Riders probably do not ever anticipate being in an accident on their morning commutes or whenever they choose to take the bus. However,… (keep reading)

Sightseeing bus in New York strikes pedestrian

Residents and tourist often observe numerous buses travel around the city. Whether it is for local transportation or tourism, those traveling on the bus as well as those near the bus could be seriously injured if a bus accident were to occur. Another driver, passenger, cyclist or pedestrian could be affected by a negligent driver… (keep reading)