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Do You Need a Bus Accident Attorney in Tampa?
More and more, people are choosing to use public transportation instead of driving in Florida. Every day, people choose to ride the bus in order to avoid traffic, and many have found that it is actually quite convenient. Unfortunately, the number of bus accidents and reported bus accident injuries reflects the same increase that has been seen in the number of people who rely on buses for transportation. When a driver or a pedestrian is hit by a bus, he/she stands little chance of escaping the crash with only minor injuries. This is because buses are large and carry a great number of passengers, increasing the vehicle’s overall weight. Therefore, when a bus collides with another car or hits a pedestrian, the outcome is usually quite serious, if not fatal.
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Working With the Right Bus Accident Lawyer is Key
An attorney should be consulted with after any involvement in a bus accident. This is true no matter how large or small your injuries are. In a number of cases, you may be allowed to file a lawsuit in order to seek damages from the responsible party – in this case, the bus driver or company. Monetary compensation for the bodily damages, medical bills, property damages, pain and suffering can be fought for on your behalf, as long as you have the right professional working in your corner. Even lost income or lost earning potential can be compensated for when rightly represented by a skillful attorney.
Injured in a Bus Accident in Tampa?
At the Distasio Law Firm, we are committed to representing the countless number of individuals who have been wrongfully harmed in any type of injury accident. From incidents as severe as bus collisions to accidents of a more minor nature, we believe that victims should be rightfully compensated – medically, emotionally, and financially. Therefore, we have dedicated ourselves to the protection and representation of each and every individual that seeks our firm for help. We will work tirelessly in our efforts to help clients obtain maximum recovery for their serious injuries. Don’t hesitate to contact us at the Distasio Law Firm to learn more about how our services can be of help with your case.
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The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa car accident lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
- Knowledge and Experience Handling Auto Accident Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida car accident law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling car crash cases. Scott Distasio has been handling car crash cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
- Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
- Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.