Bus Accidents

Bus Company Keeps Negligent Driver Despite 50 Prior Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 19, 2019

In a recent case in New Jersey, a pedestrian was struck by a city bus in an intersection.  The bus’ impact caused catastrophic injuries to the pedestrian including permanent brain injury, as well as multiple fractures and broken bones. What is as, if not more, troubling about this accident is that the driver of the […]

School Bus Seatbelt Safety and Manufacturer Liability in Crashes: Accident and Wrongful Death Claims to Continue

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | November 1, 2011

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, two drivers were injured Wednesday morning when two school buses collided in DeKalb County. A bus from Bright Beginnings Learning Center, traveling southbound, rear-ended a DeKalb County special needs bus en route to McNair High School. While no children were harmed during this particular bus accident, the collision itself brings […]

Feds Reject Petition Calling for Seat Belts on School Buses Despite potential For prevention of Injuries in Bus Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | August 30, 2011

The federal administration has rejected a petition by consumer safety groups calling for the installation of seat belts on school buses. According to the administration, it does not have enough evidence to indicate that the benefits of installing seatbelts on all school buses would justify the heavy expenses involved. This position is reprehensible. It is […]