Leading Lawyer Says PA Turnpike Bus Crash Victims Must Protect Legal Rights Now
The deadly, multi-vehicle PA Turnpike crash on January 5, 2020 began when a bus driver failed to negotiate a corner, drove up an embankment, rolled over. Two trucks then struck the bus, followed by a passenger car. Five people died in the collisions, and more than 60 were injured. What Passengers Should Do After a […]
Hotline for Victims of PA Turnpike Crash on Jan. 5, 2020 Near Pittsburgh PA
Ostroff Injury Law is offering a free 24/7 hotline at (484) 351-0350 for those who suffered injuries or lost loved ones in the PA Turnpike crash on January 5, 2020. Our accident lawyers are on standby to share important legal information with victims. The call is free and with no obligation. In addition, if you […]
When a Bus Accident Occurs, Who Is Responsible?
Where does a bus injury lawyer begin preparation for a case? Step one, of course, is simple and essential: Listening to the client. Long experience has taught us to learn the client’s story. We then understand what he or she experienced and revisit this perspective. The real work begins at step two: the investigation. For […]
Your Relative Died in a Bus Accident. What Happens Next?
Tragedy can strike without warning. Buses are huge vehicles with tremendous power to maim when their drivers lose control. Fatal motor coach injuries to passengers, pedestrians, and occupants of smaller vehicles are not uncommon. If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal bus accident, there is no easy or quick solution to […]
Five Things You Should Never Say to the Insurance Adjustor
A car accident is an emotional experience. Immediately after the crash, you will be shocked and upset. You will need to deal with police reports and medical care. You will also need to call your insurance agent and report your accident, but be careful what you say to your insurance adjuster. This is an emotional […]
Greyhound Sued Over PA Highway Crash Injuries
Jon Ostroff was featured in the The Legal Intelligencer’s Article ‘Greyhound Sued Over Pennsylvania highway Crash Injuries’.
Humboldt University College Preview Weekend Ends in Fiery I-5 Bus Crash
On April 10, 2013, 44 high school students from Southern California boarded a Silverado Stages charter bus to visit Humboldt State University. However, the college preview weekend didn’t go as planned. At 5:30 p.m., the Arcata-bound bus was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer on I-5 outside the town of Orland. After the bus crash, both […]
The Story of the Year: Bus Travel Kills. We Told You Here First.
The guy who keeps saying “I told you so” is really annoying, but we can’t resist. For months, we have been telling everyone who will listen that bus travel in the United States is incredibly dangerous. Often enough, it seemed as if nobody was listening. Now, all our work had been vindicated. Late last year, […]
What Does the New Seatbelt Mandate for Commercial Buses Mean for Your Injury Claim?
If you have been paying close attention to the news in the last few weeks, you may have noticed a news item that has stirred a great deal of interest in the transportation industry. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration—a division of the Transportation Department—has issued a regulation requiring lap and shoulder belts on commercial […]
School Transportation Liability
What happens if a school bus driver causes an accident while transporting your child to or from school? Is there school transportation liability? That’s an easy one. If your child, god forbid, is hurt in the bus accident, then yes, you have the right to sue the school district. It is difficult to sue the government, […]