In New York, the operators of passenger vehicles such as buses and limousines must comply with state specific registration requirements. These vehicles often have several passengers who do not have access to [...]
When a tragedy occurs in a bus or a limousine it is important for a personal injury lawyer who handles limousine or bus crash cases to examine all theories of liability against [...]
How do I receive compensation for my injuries or the death of a loved one if the injury happens because of a bus or a limousine crash?
To receive compensation for personal injuries or wrongful death, the plaintiff has the burden of proving that the defendant was negligent or failed to act in a reasonably prudent manner. Your bus [...]
Compensation can be provided for medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and in extreme cases punitive damages. These categories include both past and future medical expenses, past and future lost earnings, [...]
If you were injured on a bus, your own automobile insurance carrier will pay for your no-fault benefits which include medical expenses, lost earnings and reasonable and necessary expenses incurred, up to [...]
Generally, in New York, the time to bring a claim against a privately owned bus or limousine company is 3 years from the date of the accident. However, modes of public transportation [...]
Yes. It is always in your best interests to retain a personal injury lawyer who has experience handling claims similar to yours.
Have laws in New York been passed to increase the available insurance coverage in limousine crash cases?
Yes. Effective January 2020 a law took effect which increases the coverage requirement for certain for-hire motor vehicles including stretch limousines. The combined single limit of insurance coverage available for an injury [...]