What are my legal rights following a bus accident?
Whether you were a pedestrian, cyclist, motorist or bus passenger, you have legal rights following a bus crash. You may be eligible for Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule compensation and/or damages if you were not at fault. Compensation and damages can include:
- Pain and suffering;
- Loss of income (past and future);
- Housekeeping needs;
- Your family or partner’s care and nursing and the impact on your relationship;
- Rehabilitation and medical needs; and
- Any assistive devices you may need to hasten your recovery.