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Check out all the latest news and updates from The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare in our blog. From tips about pursuing legal action to news about Personal Injury Cases, we offer a variety of insights about Personal Injury Law. We can help you understand the world of Injury, Wrongful Death and Insurance Law, so be sure to check back frequently to read our posts. Do you have questions about our posts or have you suffered an injury from someone else’s negligence? Contact The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare today to find out how we can help.


Safe Summer Driving Tips Every Driver Needs to Know

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by Dallas Christian Injury Lawyer, Tim O’Hare

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, as children in many districts across Texas are out of school. May is also Seat Belt Safety Awareness Month, and law enforcement agencies across the country and across Texas are stepping up their efforts to make sure all drivers and passengers are wearing a seat belt.

The annual  Click It or Ticket campaign aims at enforcing seat belt use to help keep travelers safe as they drive to their summer destinations.

In 2018, more than 2,623 people who were not wearing their seat belts were killed or seriously injured in a car crash in Texas. “Simply remembering to put on your seat belt increases your chances of surviving a crash by 45 to 60 percent,” says Terry Pence, TxDOT Traffic Safety Director. In 2017, seat belts saved nearly 15,000 lives across the country.

In Texas, if you are pulled over and found to be not wearing a seat belt, you could face fines and court costs up to $200. Why put yourself or your passengers in danger? Buckle up for every ride, whether you are on a country road or on the interstate, traveling cross country or just down the street.

Keep your family safe on the roads this summer. First and foremost, ensure every passenger, children and adults, are properly restrained. While you’re on the road, remember these summer driving safety tips from NHTSA:

  1. Stay alert. Stop along the way to stretch and get something to eat and drink. Change drivers if you’re feeling drowsy. Take time while you’re stopped to return any phone calls or texts so you won’t be tempted to drive distracted.
  2. Share the road. Warm weather means more motorcyclists and bicyclists are on the roads, as well. Remember they have the same rights, privileges and responsibilities as every motorist, but are also more vulnerable. Leave more distance between you and a motorcycle.
  3. Be mindful of pedestrians. Stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk and keep your eye out for pedestrians anytime, anywhere. Do not assume pedestrians can see you and will act accordingly.
  4. Avoid risky driving behaviors. Put your phone down and keep your eyes on the road. Distracted driving includes looking at your phone, eating, drinking, talking with passengers and using in-vehicle technologies.
  5. Don’t drive impaired. Drugs, prescription and over-the-counter medications, and alcohol can affect your safety as a driver. If you plan to drink, designate a sober driver or call a friend or taxi for a ride.
  6. Obey traffic laws. Follow all traffic laws, including posted speed limits. Drive slower if needed based on weather or road conditions.

If you have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of a car accident, contact The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare for a free consultation with an award-winning Dallas car accident attorney.

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By : Tim O'Hare /May 24, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

Share the Road: May is Motorcycle Safety Month

by Dallas Christian Injury Lawyer, Tim O’Hare

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Nearly all motorcycle riders involved in accidents are injured — at least half of those are seriously injured. Each year, more than 5,000 people die in motorcycle accidents, and that number has been on the rise in recent years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and as the weather warms up and we see more motorcyclists on the roads, it’s the perfect time for all drivers to review safety tips to help keep Texas roads safe. Any time you are operating a vehicle on the road — motorcycle, car or truck — you are responsible to do your part to keep all motorists safe, including motorcyclists.

Not all motorcycle accidents are preventable, but many of them are. Share the road with motorcyclists and other motorists and take precautions to avoid an accident that could be prevented. Here are some motorcycle safety tips for all drivers from a 4-time winner of D Magazine’s best personal injury lawyers in Dallas:

Check twice for traffic when changing lanes or turning at intersections. The profile of a motorcycle is much smaller than that of a car or truck. A motorcycle’s small size not only makes it more easily hidden from the sight of other drivers, but it can also make it appear further away than it is. The smaller size of motorcycles can also make it difficult for other motorists to judge how fast a motorcycle is traveling.

Don’t follow motorcyclists at close distances. Some motorcyclists slow their speed by downshifting rather than breaking. Motorists should allow at least three to four seconds following distance, and predict when a motorcyclist in front of them may slow down. When roads are wet, motorcycles can have a difficult time stopping quickly and should be allowed more space from other motorists.

Be aware that a motorcyclist may often change positions in a lane. Motorcycles do not respond to road hazards, such as debris and potholes, as well as other vehicles do. Because of this, a motorcyclist might often be seen changing his or her position within a lane, to avoid potential hazards. Motorcyclists may also change positions in a lane to be seen more easily by other drivers.

If you drive a motorcycle, remember these important motorcycle safety tips:

  • Get proper training before you ride. Enroll in a class that will train you on how to safely and properly operate a motorcycle.
  • Keep yourself visible. Wear a reflective helmet and clothing to increase your visibility at night. Always signal before changing lanes or turning.
  • Use extra caution when road conditions are unfavorable, such as during bad weather, on undivided highways, or poorly maintained roads.

In order to reduce the number of motorcycle accidents that occur each year in the U.S., all drivers must commit to being aware of their surroundings and to share the road with motorcyclists.

If you have been seriously injured or lost a family member in a motorcycle accident, contact the experienced Dallas – Ft. Worth personal injury lawyers at The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare. Tim O’Hare is a motorcyclist and has had his motorcycle license for many years.

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By : Tim O'Hare /May 06, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney, Uncategorized /0 Comment Read More

What is Good About Good Friday?

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Today is Good Friday. A day where Christians around the globe take time to stop, remember and reflect on the very center of our faith, our world — Christ’s death on the cross.

What is “good” about the death of the Man on whom the Christian faith is centered?

What makes it good is the why behind His death. And what happened after He died.

The death of Jesus was the sacrifice for our sin. Every shameful, wrong, or hurtful thought, word, action. The sin that separates us from God. Christ’s death was the sacrifice for it all.

“He Himself bore our sins in His body on the cross, so that we might die to sins and live for righteousness; ‘by His wounds you have been healed.’” – 1 Peter 2:24

His death on the cross was the bridge that makes a way between us and a holy, righteous, perfect God.

And the best part about Good Friday? We know it doesn’t end there.

But on that day over two thousand years ago, the world may not have known. His enemies believed they had finally brought an end to this Man who had caused such a disruption. The Enemy thought he had won.

But Good Friday was only the beginning. Sunday was coming.

We remember and honor Good Friday because we know we have Sunday to celebrate. Sunday — the day Jesus defeated sin and death. The day He overcame evil. The day He rose from the grave.

Jesus is ALIVE, and because of His death and His resurrection, we have grace. We have forgiveness. We, too, can triumph over sin and death.

Do you believe?

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16

God gave so we can live. Now and forever more. And all you have to do is believe and confess with your mouth Jesus is Lord to receive this free gift.

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9

Today truly is a GOOD Friday!

By : Tim O'Hare /April 19, 2019 /Uncategorized /0 Comment Read More

How to Win a Lawsuit Against a Trucking Company

by Dallas Truck Accident Lawyer, Tim O’Hare

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This year, an estimated 140,000 people in the U.S. will be injured in a trucking accident. Tragically, nearly 5,000 motorists will be killed in an accident involving a commercial truck, and the majority (74 percent) of those killed are passengers in the car, not the 18-wheeler.

While not every trucking accident is the fault of the truck driver, many are. If you are involved in an accident with a big truck, it may feel like it’s a case of the little guy (you) vs. the big guys — literally.

Proving fault in a trucking accident can be tricky because you must be able to prove that the truck driver broke a law, or that the driver or the trucking company was negligent. There are numerous laws that can apply to truck accident cases, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act, regulations set by the Texas Department of Transportation, local city ordinances and the Texas Transportation code.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act — The FMCSA is a group of laws covering large trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles. These laws include how many hours a driver can drive without time off to rest, weight restrictions for 18-wheelers, insurance requirements, regulations regarding inspections and more.

Texas Department of Transportation — TXDOT controls licensing requirements for truck drivers and regulates how large trucks should be inspected and registered.

Texas Transportation Code — In the Texas Transportation Code, which has laws that apply to drivers of all vehicles, there are specific sections that apply to large trucks.

City Ordinances — Depending on the city in which the accident occured, there may be rules that apply only to big trucks, such as weight limits on certain roads and bridges. Some cities require truck drivers to stay in a certain lane on the highway.

Proving that a truck driver or the trucking company was in violation of a law, or that they were negligent — such as driver fatigue, rear-ending you, speeding, following too closely, improper lane change, failing to yield right of way, running a red light or other negligent conduct — to win your case against a trucking company isn’t always easy.  In many cases, there is more than one factor at play, such as a driver driving over the speed limit and driving while fatigued. A trucking company may be found liable if the driver wasn’t provided the necessary training, or failed to ensure the truck driver was in compliance with CDL renewal requirements. A lack of proper maintenance, repairs or inspections may also be a contributing factor.

Victims of trucking accidents can receive compensation if they have suffered bodily injury or property damage in a trucking accident caused by the truck driver. But proving the truck driver or trucking company is at fault needs a skilled truck accident attorney. The shear number of laws alone that could apply to your case are justification enough to hire an experienced truck accident attorney if you want to win your case.

If you have been involved in a traffic accident with a commercial truck or 18-wheeler, contact the experienced truck accident lawyers in Carrollton and Dallas at The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare. We will help you receive all due compensation for your injury or loss.

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By : Tim O'Hare /April 15, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

Is the Rear Vehicle Always at Fault in a Rear-End Accident in Texas?

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by Dallas Car Accident Injury Attorney, Tim O’Hare

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Did you know rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident in the U.S.? According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 29 percent of all auto accidents resulting in substantial injuries and fatalities each year are rear-end collisions.

It is a widely-held belief that if you hit another driver from behind, you are always at fault due to basic rules of the road, such as not following too closely, paying attention to the road and not driving recklessly. But is it ever possible that the driver in front in a rear-end collision is at fault?

Who is at fault in a rear-end accident isn’t always 100% clear, and you may be surprised that fault doesn’t always lie with the rear vehicle. A jury may find that the vehicle in front was at fault, or they may distribute fault between both the front and rear drivers. In some cases, a jury may decide it was a no-fault accident.

In cases where fault is distributed between the two drivers, even if you were injured, if you were “more” at fault (51 percent or more of the fault is on your shoulders), you are not able to recover any damages from the other driver.

If you rear-end someone in an accident, it can be difficult to prove that the other driver was at fault, but it is not impossible. In Texas, a “comparative negligence state,” you must be able to prove the other driver was negligent in order to win a claim against them. In other words, you must prove the other driver did something reckless or careless, such as pulling out in front of you and then slamming on their brakes.

This “rule of thumb” is also why, more often than not, the tailing vehicle is found to be at fault. It can be difficult to prove the rear driver was not following too closely, therefore not leaving enough room to stop if needed.

Here are some examples of rear-end collisions where the driver in front may be found to be at fault:

  1. A car pulls out into traffic, misjudging the distance between oncoming traffic and is hit from behind. Drivers pulling out of a parking lot or driveway must always yield right-of-way to drivers on the road.
  2. The front car suddenly slams on the brakes for no reason. These cases are rare and it can still be difficult to prove the driver in the rear was not following too closely.
  3. The car in front changes lanes and suddenly hits their brakes, causing a rear-end collision. Again, these arguments can be difficult to prove.

If you have been injured in a rear-end collision, you may be entitled to recover damages from the other driver for your injuries and lost property. Even if you were the driver in the rear, if the other driver cut you off or pulled out in front of you, you could win your claim.

Contact a personal injury lawyer in Dallas who is experienced at proving fault in rear-end accidents in Texas. Contact  The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare to speak with a Dallas car accident attorney today.

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By : Tim O'Hare /April 05, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

7 Leading Causes of Car Accidents


by Dallas Car Accident Injury Attorney, Tim O’Hare

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A car accident occurs about every 59 seconds on Texas roads. In 2017, car accidents in Texas caused 254,853 injuries and 3,794 deaths, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. None of us wake up planning to be in a car accident, yet every two minutes and four seconds, someone is injured in a car wreck.

These statistics are staggering. Tragically, many of the most common causes of car accidents are entirely preventable. Understanding common causes of car accidents may help you avoid being in a wreck yourself.

According to statewide data and statistics from TXDOT, here are the seven leading causes of all Texas auto accidents:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted Driving
  • Failure to stay in a single lane
  • Failure to yield
  • Unsafe lane change
  • Following too closely
  • Improper evasive action

The top causes of fatal accidents include:

  • Speeding
  • Driving under the influence
  • Veering into another lane
  • Failure to yield
  • Distracted driving
  • Over-correcting
  • Failure to obey stop signs

Though the fatality rate on Texas roadways decreased slightly (2.86 percent) from 2016 to 2017, even one death is one too many. Each of us can do our part to make Texas roads more safe by following driving laws, and eliminating factors such as distracted driving and drunk driving.

If you are involved in a car accident, do you know what to do? Being prepared will save you some headache, and could mean the difference between life and death. Here are nine things to do if you’re involved in an auto accident.

  • Turn your car engine off and turn on hazard lights.
  • Remain at the scene of the accident.
  • Call 9-1-1.
  • Seek Medical Attention.
  • Exchange information.
  • Photograph and document the accident.
  • Do not accept offers to settle on the spot.
  • Always carry an emergency kit in your car.
  • Keep a list of contact numbers in your phone and in your car.

If you have been seriously injured or lost a family member in a car accident, contact  The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare to speak with a Dallas car accident attorney today.

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By : Tim O'Hare /March 26, 2019 /Blog /0 Comment Read More

Dog Bite Injuries and the Law – Will Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Face Legal Trouble Over Dog Bite?

by Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer, Tim O’Hare

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Dak Prescott is in the news and this time, not for his talent on the football field. A Frisco, Texas resident is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries received after the resident was bitten by a dog allegedly belonging to the NFL star.

On Monday, Feb. 25, Frisco Police Officers and Animal Services Officers responded to a call from a Frisco resident who saw a loose dog in their front yard fighting with their own dog through a fence. The resident exited the home and found two loose dogs. One of those dogs bit the resident, who was transported to a local hospital by Frisco Fire Department Paramedics.

Both dogs were located and captured and it was discovered the two dogs were owned by Cowboys’ QB, Dak Prescott, who was not home at the time. The dogs allegedly escaped Prescott’s residence through an unsecure door.

The dog responsible for the bite was transported to the Collin County Animal Shelter, where it remains in quarantine for a total of 10 days. The other dog was returned to Prescott’s home.

Will Prescott be held responsible for the injury caused by his dog?

In some states, an owner of a dog who bites a person could face criminal charges. Texas does not have an existing dog bite statute, but adheres to the “one bite rule,” meaning a dog bite victim can sue for compensation from the dog’s owner, harborer or keeper only if the dog previously bit a person or acted as if it wanted to, or if the defendant was aware of the dog’s previous conduct. There are some exceptions to this rule.

Some cities require the dogs to be put down, while others require extensive security features, such as locked gates, locked fences and dog enclosures. Prescott can be ticketed under the Dog at Large offense, which is a class C misdemeanor, punishable with a fine of up to $500.

Each day in the U.S., an estimated 1,000 people require emergency care as the result of a dog bite injury. Dog bites can cause serious bodily injury, including scarring, serious infections, hospitalization and in some cases, even death. Like other personal injury cases, dog bites may be the result of negligence on the part of the owner and the victim may be due compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering. Unfortunately, pet owners who lose their pet as the result of a dog attack are only permitted to recover vet expenses and replacement cost of the lost dog.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a dog bite, contact a Dallas personal injury attorney who has the knowledge and understanding of Texas dog bite laws to ensure you receive all due compensation for your pain and suffering.

It may be common sense, but here are a few guidelines you should follow — and teach your children — to avoid being the victim of a vicious dog bite attack.

  • Never treat a dog unkindly.
  • Don’t bother a dog who is busy (eating, drinking, etc.)
  • Never approach a dog you don’t know.
  • Remain calm around dogs.
  • If a stray dog approaches you, stay calm and quiet.

If you have been the victim of a dog bite, don’t fight the legal battle alone. Contact a Texas SuperLawyer, personal injury lawyer Tim O’Hare in Dallas or Carrollton at The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare. We will fight hard for you to make sure you receive the financial recovery you deserve.

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By : Tim O'Hare /March 04, 2019 /Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

Slip and Fall Accidents: Who’s Responsible for Your Injury?

by Texas Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer, Tim O’Hare

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Slip and fall accidents happen. But is there someone who can be held responsible? If you are injured in a fall on another’s property, who should cover the medical bills from treating your injury?

Slip and fall incidents generally fall under the “premises liability” category of personal injury law. When a property owner is negligent in maintaining a safe environment, including repair and upkeep of the property, they may be held liable if someone is injured while visiting their property. This can apply to both business owners and homeowners.

In many states, premises laws require property owners to exercise reasonable care to ensure the property — including interior aisles, passageways and floors — remain in a safe condition and that the property is free of hazardous conditions that may present a danger to someone visiting the property. Property owners have the responsibility to manage their property in such a way that others are not at risk of injury while on the property.

If someone is injured while on another’s property, the injured party may file a premises liability claim against the owner of the property if it can be proven that the owner was negligent in keeping his or her property safe. This is the key.  Property owners are NOT responsible for your medical expenses or other damages just because an injury occurred on their property. Their negligence must be the cause of the injury. Though both commercial property owners and homeowners may be held responsible for injuries occurring on their property, most premises liability cases are brought against the owners of commercial properties.

Common examples of premises liability or slip and fall cases include:

  • A slip and fall at a commercial establishment caused by liquids or another foreign substance
  • A trip and fall caused by unsafe property conditions

Premises liability may also include cases pertaining to:

  • Construction site accidents
  • Assaults by employees or business patrons
  • Negligent Security

Premises liability cases can be tricky, as it must be proven that the property owner was negligent. In Texas, successful premises liability lawsuits must prove these five elements:

A condition existed on the property in question that posed an unreasonable risk of harm to other individuals on the property.

  1. The property owner knew or should have known his or her property was in such condition to pose risk of injury to others.
  2. The property owner should have anticipated that others not discover the danger of the property or be able to protect themselves against it. (Thus taking action with necessary maintenance or changes to the property to avoid injury to others.)
  3. An individual was injured on the property in question.
  4. The injury was a direct result of the dangerous condition on the property in question.

If you have suffered injury or harm due to a hazard on a private or commercial property, it is important to document the accident with photos. Take pictures of the hazard. Get the names and phone numbers of as many witnesses as possible. These witnesses will play a significant role in the success of your case. And, most importantly, work with a personal injury lawyer who is experienced and has a record of success in premises liability cases. Contact The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare to speak with a Texas slip and fall lawyer today.

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By : Tim O'Hare /February 25, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation in Texas

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If you’ve been injured at work, don’t assume your employer carries workers’ compensation coverage. Unlike other states which often require businesses to hold workers’ compensation insurance, it is not mandated under Texas law.

It’s important that you know your rights and the laws surrounding work-related injuries and workers’ compensation in Texas. Here’s what you need to know.

Your Employer Does Carry Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Workers’ compensation insurance limits the amount and type of compensation an injured employee may receive. The three main types of benefits under workers’ compensation coverage include: medical, income and death benefits.

Under workers’ compensation law, any illness or injury sustained in the course and scope of employment is covered, without regard to fault. However, injury sustained as the result of willful criminal acts, self-injury, horseplay, intoxication, voluntary participation in an off-duty activity or acts of God are not covered.  

If your employer does carry workers’ compensation insurance and you are injured at work, you must file an injury report with your employer within 30 days of the injury. Do not provide a recorded statement of any kind to your employer without first seeking legal consultation and do not attempt to settle your injury case without an attorney working on your behalf.

Your Employer Does Not Carry Workers’ Compensation Coverage

If your employer does not carry workers’ compensation insurance, or if you are not eligible for workers’ comp benefits, you have the right to pursue a personal injury claim or lawsuit. A claim or suit will only be successful if the employer was negligent. Depending on the circumstances and the nature of your work injury, you may be entitled to money for medical bills, pain, emotional trauma, lost wages, deterioration of quality of live and the reduction of your future earning potential.

Accidents in the workplace can result in a wide range of minor to serious injuries. If you have been injured at work, let our experienced attorneys advise you. While we don’t handle strictly workers’ compensation cases, sometimes you can pursue a claim against a third party, even if your employer does have workers’ comp.  It is best to consult with an attorney who can provide you with your options. If we do represent you, we can refer you to quality medical care if you don’t have your own doctor or can’t afford co-pays or your deductible. We will fight aggressively for you and work with you to help you recover what you are due. Contact us today to learn more about job injuries. We handle construction cases, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, electrocutions, and many other on-the-job Injury related cases.

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By : Tim O'Hare /February 11, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More

Bus Accidents: The Tragic Statistics

by Dallas Bus Accident Injury Attorney, Tim O’Hare

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Bus accidents happen daily in the United States. Although they are often considered some of the safest vehicles on the road, each year, thousands of people are involved in school bus or tour bus accidents nationwide. In 2014 — the last year the U.S. Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics compiled bus accident statistics — 69,000 accidents involving buses of all types occurred.

These accidents leave thousands injured, and tragically, many killed. Just last fall, in one week alone, five children lost their lives in school bus-related accidents. A local Mesquite student was killed at the start of the 2018-2019 school year in a terrifying fiery bus crash. According to the NHTSA, on average, six children die each year while passengers on school buses. In December, an Alaskan town mayor and her mother were fatally struck and killed by a tour bus.

Tour bus accidents happen more frequently than school bus accidents, and are often catastrophic due to the frequent high rates of speed involved in a tour bus crash. In 2017, a New Braunfels church bus crash claimed the lives of 13 people, leaving just one survivor on the bus.

The leading cause of bus accidents is negligence behind the wheel — driver fatigue, distracted driving and drunk driving are frequently to blame. Mechanical failure is another common cause of bus accidents.

Keeping our kids and families safe on the roads is dependent on improving driver responsibility — for all drivers. Bus drivers and other drivers can help make our roads safer by doing their best to avoid the following unsafe driving practices:

  • Sudden lane changes
  • Speeding, especially in bad weather or unsafe conditions
  • Blocking bus lanes
  • Veering off the road to avoid a collision
  • Walking out in front of a bus

If you have been injured in a bus accident — as a passenger on the bus, or a victim who has been hit by a bus — you need to know your rights and work with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer who will fight for you to recover all due you for your injury and losses.

Our winning reputation in bus accident cases precedes us. We once settled a case for $2.5 million for a client who had suffered catastrophic injuries when the driver of a bus plowed into him after falling asleep at the wheel. We also settled a case for a client who was a passenger on a Greyhound bus when the driver was on the phone while driving and caused an accident.

If you or a loved one are the victim of a bus accident caused by the bus driver’s negligence or fatigue and have suffered bodily injury or property damage, you are entitled to compensation for your losses. Contact the experienced legal team at The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare today. We will help you receive all due compensation for your injury or loss.

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By : Tim O'Hare /January 27, 2019 /Blog, Dallas Personal Injury Attorney /0 Comment Read More
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