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Houston Bus Accidents: Distressing Facts

Every day, Houston Metro buses are involved in approximately three accidents. In the year 2009, Metro buses were involved in well over 1,000 accidents. Houston Metro buses injured and killed hundreds of passengers, pedestrians, and motorists on the roads. Most of these accidents should never have occurred. Metro’s manner of dealing with these accidents is frightening. They allow their bus driver to investigate their own accidents. This is quite alarming, and is akin to the fox guarding the hen house.

Houston Bus Accident Violations

The Houston Chronicle reports that Houston Metro Bus drivers were issued an alarming 859 tickets for the past year. Most of the tickets were for speeding, but many were for brake, and equipment failure. Thus, Houston bus driving accidents are statistically inevitable, given the huge number of reckless bus drivers. They are needlessly endangering the pubic when they drive in a negligent and reckless manner. The law requires that they be held accountable when they cause injury and death.

Houston injury lawyer Joe Stephens represents bus driving accident victims

In 26 years, I have handled multiple cases involving bus accident victims. I provide a FREE consultation, please call at 713 224 0000. Whatever you do, it is important that you get in touch with a board certified personal injury lawyer to help you with a bus accident injury claim. Bus accident claims adjustors who handle these claims in behalf of the bus companies are very aggressive, and experienced claims adjusters. They take pride in denying claims, and minimizing the amount of money that they pay. They are rarely fair when settling bus accident claims.

Bus Accident Blog Posts

  • Houston School Bus Accident a Reminder of Safety Concerns At least eight people were injured this week in a multiple vehicle car accident in Houston that involved a school bus, Channel 12 news reported. Metro bus accidents in Houston occur with alarming frequency — about three per day or well over 1,000 crashes in 2009. School bus accidents are also a tragically common occurrence. ...

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Actually, Joe has written three books: “A Survivor’s Legal Guide,” “The Texas Accident Bible” and “Hiring the Right Injury Lawyer.”  A founding principle of The Stephens Law Firm is that anyone dealing with a personal injury or wrongful death case deserves access to high-quality legal advice. Joe has made these books available for free to the public, either via the website or by calling our office.

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The Stephens Law Firm

440 Cobia Drive | Suite 601
Katy, Texas 77494
Phone : (281) 392-7447 | Fax : (713) 224-0055
Mail : Joe@JoeStephensLaw.com

440 Louisiana | Suite 2000 (by appt only)
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone : (713) 224-0000

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Joe Stephens was selected from a statewide list of lawyers as a Texas SuperLawyer for 2008-2015 which is published by Texas Monthly magazine. He has also been invited to serve on the Blue Ribbon Panel that reviews whether other lawyers qualify.

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In 1999, Joe Stephens was selected as the Most Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer in America by AAJ, which is America's largest lawyer organization.

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Less than one percent of Texas lawyers have one board certification. Joe has TWO. One is a National Board Certification showing his competence to try civil lawsuits before juries, the other shows special competence in Personal Injury Law

Houston, Texas personal injury law firm, The Stephens Law Firm serves clients across Texas. We give you straight facts about your legal options. We have handled cases from Austin to Houston, San Antonio to Dallas, and everywhere in between, including: Katy, Beaumont, Richmond, Rosenberg, Wharton, Corpus-Christi, Waller, Brownsville, and McAllen. We handle cases in Harris County, Ft Bend County, Nueces County, Wharton County, Bexar County, Liberty County, and Jefferson County.