School Bus Accident Injuring 5 Students in Fort Worth on Interstate 35W Near 28th Street

On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, in Fort Worth, five students were injured in an accident involving a school bus. This accident occurred on Interstate 35W just near 28th Street. A Lewisville school bus was rear ended while driving southbound on the highway around 10:30 a.m. The Fort Worth Police Department reported that the bus was rear ended by a charter bus. Although there were no passengers in the charter bus that morning, the school bus was carrying 38 students. The 5 injured students were taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center to treat their minor injuries.  If you or a family member were involved in this accident and would like to seek legal representation, legal information about this accident can be emailed to us here.

Legal Commentary

Automobile accidents are quite common and very unfortunate for those involved, however they seem to be even more tragic when they involve innocent children--especially an entire bus full.  In this scenario a potential civil case could benefit those families with children injured in the accident by either the fault of the bus driver, or the charter bus driver. Although officials are still investigating the specifics of the accident to determine who is at fault, the victims’ families could file a civil claim against the charter bus company or the school district. From a civil standpoint, our firm has represented numerous families involved in motor vehicle accidents. The families of these children should consider consulting with an experienced attorney to file a personal injury claim against either the school district, or the company for which the charter bus driver is employed by—depending on which party is found responsible. A successful civil claim will ensure that the injured children will receive support for the unexpected medical expenses they incurred and for the pain and suffering from their injuries. It will enable the families of the victims to pay off these costly medical bills without being burdened by out-of-pocket expenses.

Further questions can be directed to Fears | Nachawati Law Firm by clicking here, or by calling our office at 1.866.705.7584.

About the Author

Majed Nachawati is a preeminent personal injury lawyer with a focus on representing victims and families involved in automobile accidents, wrongful death cases, workplace accidents, and product liability claims throughout the state of Texas. Mr. Nachawati has resolved numerous motor vehicle accidents through trial and settlement that have brought seven and eight figure confidential reward settlements. He is on the Grievance Committee for the State Bar of Texas. He is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas and Arkansas and is licensed in the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Nachawati is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Board of Directors for Public Justice, a Leader’s Forum and PAC member of the American Association for Justice. Mr. Nachawati has been recognized as a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly Magazine for the past five years in a row for legal excellence, in connection with automobile accidents and products liability cases. Mr. Nachawati is also a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Nachawati can be contacted by email or by calling 1.866.705.7584.

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