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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons

      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs

      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad

      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier

      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood

      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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Any collision between two vehicles has the potential for serious injury. However, the risk of injury is amplified when a bus is involved. Whether a school bus, city bus, or local charter, large public transit vehicles can cause devastating injuries in the event of an accident. Fortunately, a dedicated personal injury attorney could provide guidance to a person injured in a bus crash.

If you recently suffered injuries in a bus collision, you may be eligible to recover compensation from responsible parties. A Gainesville bus accident lawyer could assist you in identifying the responsible party and holding them accountable in civil court.

Common Factors in Bus Accidents

Operating a bus has some notable differences compared to driving a passenger vehicle. While cars typically drive from one point to another, busses make frequent stops. The process of stopping, loading, and unloading passengers could lead to accidents if drivers are inattentive to a stopped bus.

Additionally, the size of a bus is a significant factor in most accidents, as it can impact the severity of damages inflicted on other motorists in passenger cars. The weight of a public transit vehicle requires more time to come to a complete stop, as well.

Bus drivers owe other motorists and their passengers a duty of care to keep them from suffering avoidable harm. Buses are classified as “common carriers” because they transport people. As a result, the standard for civil claims from injured passengers is much lower compared to a lawsuit brought by another motorist.

Since these cases have different legal requirements than other collisions, it is helpful to retain legal counsel familiar with bus accidents. A Gainesville attorney could provide the experience and skill needed to take on a bus wreck claim.

Determining Who is Responsible for a Bus Crash

The defendants can vary in bus accident lawsuits. Most often, the bus driver is the responsible party and could face civil liability if an accident results from their speeding, running a stop sign, or failing to yield to another driver or a pedestrian.

Bus crash lawsuits can also include the bus company as a defendant. A Gainesville lawyer could argue that the bus company is responsible for the negligence of their driver if they were aware of the risks associated with letting them operate the vehicle. The bus company could also be responsible if they failed to maintain the bus and keep it in good working order, as accidents can also occur due to defective parts. When a defect leads to a crash, an attorney could file suit against the part’s manufacturer.

Reach Out to a Gainesville Bus Accident Attorney Today

If you were involved in a Gainesville bus accident, retaining an attorney could be vital. Whether you were a passenger, a pedestrian, or another motorist, a legal representative could present you with the best chance of recovering compensation for your injuries.

The sooner you discuss your claim with an attorney, the sooner financial recovery could become a reality. To discuss your case in detail, call a Gainesville bus accident lawyer right away.

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