For Over 30 Years

Aggressive Personal Injury
Legal Representation

blog home Bus Accident Holiday Bus Tours and Liability

Holiday Bus Tours and Liability

By Grant Law Office on December 1, 2017

If you are visiting an unfamiliar location over the holidays, taking an organized bus tour is a good way to see local spots of interest and learn about them.

There are many bus tours available to locations throughout Georgia, including Atlanta, Savannah, and Stone Mountain. But, like any vehicle on the roadways, tour buses can be involved in serious accidents.

Just last fall, a tour bus in Gilmer County was involved in an accident with a tractor trailer. The result was one fatality and 43 injured. And who could forget the horrendous crash in Palm Springs, California, between a tour bus and a big rig? Thirteen people died and 31 were injured.

In a tour bus accident like this, who can be held liable for a passenger’s injuries? It turns out there are multiple parties that can be held liable if a passenger is hurt as the result of negligence:

  • The driver of another vehicle. In the Gilmer County incident, the tractor trailer driver and the company they work for could be held liable.
  • The party responsible for maintaining the roadway. For instance, if the state neglected to plow the snow from a stretch of public road or inadequately warned of construction.
  • The bus company. Bus companies have a duty to maintain their vehicles and hire competent drivers.
  • The tour company. The tour company has an obligation to hire a bus driver with a clean safety record.

Accidents on common carriers like tour buses can be particularly complicated. If you are injured on a tour bus, you’ll need an experienced injury attorney on your side. For more than 30 years, Atlanta’s Grant Law Office has been successfully representing Georgia injury victims. Call today for a free consultation, at (866) 249-5513 or (404) 995-3955.

Related Articles:

Posted in: Bus Accident

Contact us today for a free and comprehensive case evaluation.

We require no legal retainer or upfront fees,
and you pay nothing unless we prevail.

Toll-free number: (866) 249-5513
Phone: (404) 995-3955

Our Results

$12,500,000
Wrongful Death Day Care Case

View More

Firm News

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Kim Grant participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, walking over 60 miles over three days and raising ...

Habitat for Humanity

Kim and Wayne Grant have worked on two Habitat for Humanity Houses and look forward to working on more ...

Grady Hospital Volunteer Work

Kim Grant has donated volunteer hours in Atlanta, including rocking babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Grady ...

Read more news

Our Blog

Feb
7

Georgia Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

According to The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, pedestrian deaths are on the rise, accounting for 16% of…

Feb
5

Are You Ready for Our 2019 Best Foot Forward Scholarship?

Last year, Atlanta’s Grant Law Office received over 5,000 applications for our scholarship! Students from across the United…

Dec
26

Why a Trial Attorney Is Your Best Option

You’ve seen their commercials on late-night TV, and had your view obstructed by their gaudy billboards. They promise…

Read more news

Grant Law Office Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by Grant Law Office, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee on the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation.

© 2019 Grant Law Office - All rights reserved.

Photos by Carroll Morgan - Buckhead On-Site Photography | Website Design and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting Scholarship
*Wayne Grant has been practicing law since 1979. Grant Law Office was founded in 2000.