Limited Tort and Bus Accidents


Forget Limited Tort Rules. The Bus Company Can Owe You Full Compensation for Your Pennsylvania Injury Claim
Limited tort rules complicate nearly every traffic accident injury claim in Pennsylvania. You’ll find lots of lawyers who will refuse to take your case just because of the restrictions from the limited tort law.

We want to tell you a secret: limited tort rules may not apply to your case at all. There are holes in the limited tort law, and we know all the exceptions. Here’s how you can be eligible for full compensation:

  • If you are riding in something other than a private passenger vehicle—for instance, if you are a bus passenger—and you get hurt due to the negligence of another driver, then limited tort rules don’t apply. You can demand 100% recovery from the other driver or his insurance company.
  • If your injuries are especially serious, then limited tort rules don’t apply. You can sue for 100% recovery, including pain and suffering.
  • If the driver at fault was convicted of being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs, then limited tort rules don’t apply. This holds true even when the bus driver makes an error because he was intoxicated.
  • If the driver responsible for the accident was driving a vehicle registered in another state, then limited tort rules don’t apply. This includes buses registered outside Pennsylvania.

Learn about your legal rights after a Pennsylvania bus accident

It’s shocking how common commercial bus accidents in Pennsylvania are. While numbers vary considerably, a typical year will see more than 700 accidents involving mass transit buses, commercial carrier buses between cities or across state lines, chartered motorcoaches, and tour buses. These accidents can involve the full spectrum of injuries, including:

  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Burns
  • Amputation
  • Neck and spine injuries, including paralysis
  • Muscle and tendon damage; sprains
  • Abrasions and degloving injuries
  • Internal injuries and soft tissue damage
  • Brain injuries and coma
  • Wrongful death

Dealing with a bus company is very different from dealing with the aftermath of a passenger car collision. The big bus companies—BoltBus, Greyhound, Megabus, Trailways, and others—have enormous resources ready to defend against any claim against them. If you have been injured in a commercial bus accident, it’s vital that you retain an experienced bus accident lawyer in Pennsylvania to aggressively seek full and fair compensation on your behalf.

Ostroff Injury Law is the one resource you need. Attorney Jon Ostroff and his team have made their reputations by providing personal injury representation in Pennsylvania for more than twenty thousand clients over the past 20 years.

Don’t let the bus company run over your legal rights. Use the online form or call (800) 861-5696 today to connect with our skilled bus accident attorneys. We provide bus injury representation to clients throughout Pennsylvania, as well as people injured when their bus route traveled through the Commonwealth or began or ended in Pennsylvania.

Call Ostroff Law for a free consultation and if there’s an exception that will allow you to get a full recovery, we’ll find it. We have your back.

I left another lawyer in Pittsburgh because he said he could not help me, because I had limited tort insurance. I found Mr. Ostroff on line. He called me in 10 minutes, sent a lawyer to my home in two days and settled my case for $200,000 in less than one year.

I’ve been in three auto accidents and for the first time in my life, I feel great about my attorney. Truly. [They are] empathetic and experienced, the perfect combination for an attorney, in my opinion.

Jon Ostroff has redefined my expectations and opinions of Injury Lawyers! In the worst part of my life I am not only gained a great friend, in Jon, but a lawyer who did everything he said he could! Outstanding communication skills, integrity and compassion! A True Friend and DAMN GOOD ATTORNEY!

Take a Step Toward Your Recovery Today

Ostroff Injury Law helps victims with limited tort still obtain damages to cover pain and suffering, medical bills, and other related expenses. Call our firm today at 800-818-8148 or fill out the form to the right if you need an attorney to fight for your rights after a vehicle accident.

As always, you pay nothing until your case settles.

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