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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Compensation for falling on a bus


    Many people use buses to get from one place to another at various times. Some people do this every weekday as they head to and from work. For others the journey might only take place occasionally depending on where they are going. Sometimes a bus or coach may be used for a day trip too, since some bus companies offer their services in this area.

    The one thing you wouldn’t expect whenever you use a bus would be to have a fall. Thankfully such incidents are rare but there are occasions when accidents can happen, as we all know. Sometimes however there might be a potential hazard that could increase the chances of a fall and in this case it should be taken care of so no one is in danger. If this does not happen and someone is at fault, perhaps for driving off too quickly or in an erratic manner, there could be an accident. This may lead to injuries in some cases since it can be all too easy to fall on a bus, or even fall off one if you are trying to board. No one wants this to happen which is why the vast majority of people take care to protect bus passengers.

    Is it quite easy to fall on a bus?

    It can be if you don’t take care to protect yourself as you walk around while you are on board. We all understand accidents can happen but there are potential situations which can occur that may lead to an increase in the odds an incident may occur. For example, while most drivers take good care of their passengers, one may potentially pull away too quickly before someone has sat down. In this instance there is a chance the person could fall and hurt themselves while on the bus.

    Could you seek compensation for falling on a bus?

    Don’t wonder whether you could make a no win, no fee compensation claim – find out for sure today by calling 0800 689 0500 now. Accident Advice Helpline has connections with a vast number of professional injury compensation lawyers who may be able to help you through the claims process. Call the free 24/7 enquiry line to get started or try our 30-second online test to receive fast answers as to whether you could make such a claim. It’s easier to get to the truth than you may think.

    Date Published: February 9, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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