Assist the injured
Call the Police
- They will investigate the scene, determine who is at fault for the accident, and file an accident report.
- Make sure you are listed as a passenger on the accident report
- Get a copy of the accident report
Minimize your comments at the accident site
Obtain contact information for
- The driver
- Any witnesses
- Other passengers
Take photographs of
- The accident scene
- The vehicles
- Your injuries
Take notes. Write down anything you think may be important:
- The bus number
- The bus line
- Any accident details
Seek medical assistance
Keep records of days and hours of work you miss due to your accident-related injuries.
Document your medical treatment, your injuries and the way your injuries affect you.
If you or someone close to you has been the victim of a bus or train accident, it is very important that you contact experienced attorneys and begin an investigation right away. Local governments and bus companies go to great lengths to defend their drivers. Call the Monk Law Firm for a free consultation. We are here to help.