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Calgary Main Office

1331 Macleod Trail SE, Suite 420

Edmonton Head Office

4246 97 Street NW, Unit 100

B.C. Offices

Langley Consultation Office

8661 201 Street, 2nd Floor

Richmond Consultation Office

5811 Cooney Road Suite 305 South Tower

Burnaby Consultation Office

4720 Kingsway Suite 2600

Kelowna Consultation Office

1631 Dickson Avenue Suite 1100

Vancouver Head Office

1727 West Broadway, Suite 400

ONTARIO OFFICES

Oshawa Consultation Office

50 Richmond Street E, Unit # 108 B

Brampton Consultation Office

341 Parkhurst Square, Suite 5

Etobicoke Consultation Office

34 Greensboro Dr 2nd Floor

Toronto Head Office

255 Consumers Road, 5th Floor

Sudbury Consultation Office

144 Elm Street, Suite 201

Ottawa Main Office

955 Greenvalley Crescent, Unit 315

Mississauga Office

2155 Leanne Blvd #113

London Main Office

256 Pall Mall St, Suite 102

Hamilton Consultation Office

105 Main Street East, Suite 1500

Barrie Main Office

17 Poyntz Street

Windsor Main Office

13158 Tecumseh Rd. E. Unit 3B

Thunder Bay Consultation Office

278 Algoma Street South

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What Steps to Take If You’re Injured in an Alberta Bus Accident

If you have recently been critically injured in an Alberta bus accident, a consultation with a lawyer in Alberta can assist you with understanding the full scope of your rights and enabling you to understand what to do next. There are so many different things to think about in the wake of being seriously injured in an accident, but this article details some of the steps you’ll need in order to best protect your interests.

Seek Medical Help

man seeking medical help after bus accident

The first step in recovering compensation from an Alberta bus accident is to get medical attention so that you can understand the full scope of your injuries. Many of the most common and severe injuries associated with a bus accident can be shielded by the experience of shock. Make sure that you have been fully examined by an experienced physician.

Report the Accident

reporting a bus accident

The accident should be reported to the authorities and to your insurance company as soon as possible. If you wait too long to report this accident it can seem suspicious and can increase your chances of a challenge with the insurance company. Make sure that the accident is reported so that you have on file the specific facts you have shared with the insurance carrier.

Gather Evidence

man gathering evidence after a bus accident

Any and all evidence associated with your Alberta bus accident should be gathered as soon as possible. This includes photos, videos, copies of accident reports, and insurance claims and contact information for eyewitnesses. Medical records also fall into the category of evidence and since these can take some time to collect, make sure you allot for an opportunity to speak with all of your physicians and medical care providers to get this evidence.

Take Note of All Damages and Injuries

An Alberta bus accident can change your life in many different ways. It is important that you understand the short-term cause of your injuries as well as the long-term expenses, which can include rehabilitation, surgery, missed time at work, and more.

Contact A Personal Injury Attorney

You should never be responsible for fighting back after an Alberta bus accident on your own. With so many things to think about, it could influence the outcome of your case, an Alberta bus accident lawyer can help you navigate this process.

Bus Accident in Alberta FAQ 

What to do if you are a passenger in a bus accident?

Make sure that you seek medical attention as soon as possible after the accident and keep track of all the details associated with the crash, should these become important later.

How do I claim after a bus accident?

A consultation with an Alberta bus accident lawyer can help you to understand how you 

How much compensation can I get for a bus accident?

The severity of your bus accident injuries will influence how much you may be eligible to recover in the form of compensation. If you have been catastrophically injured in your Alberta bus accident, the right personal injury attorney can help you fight for the long-term compensation you will need to heal from your injuries.    

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