On December 2, 2014, two (2) school buses crashed in Knoxville, Tennessee, causing three (3) deaths and injuries to nineteen (19) other people, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. The accident occurred at the intersection of Asheville Highway and Gov. John Sevier Highway in East Knoxville around 3:00 p.m. The two school buses involved in this accident carried students from Chilhowee Intermediate School and Sunnyview Primary School. As a result of the crash, one school bus sustained significant front end damage, and the other school bus flipped completely on its side. One witness described the accident as a “big bang.” Following the bus accident, three (3) individuals were taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, while nineteen (19) others were taken to East Tennessee Children’s Hospital for treatment.
If a loved one has been injured in a bus or auto accident, call the Tennessee auto accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz (“NST Law”) at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004. NST Law, with thirty (30) personal injury attorneys, is the largest plaintiff’s personal injury law firm based in Tennessee dedicated to fighting for those injured in auto and bus accidents. NST Law has experience handling large bus accident cases, including those involving traumatic injuries and fatalities.
NST Law understands how to properly develop large bus accident cases. To prove a bus driver or company’s liability for the accident, NST Law may investigate the scene of the accident, contact witnesses in a timely manner, or retain an accident reconstruction expert. In addition to proving fault, NST Law understands how to effectively document the damages aspect of a Tennessee bus accident case. Damages in a Tennessee bus accident case may include medical bills, pain and suffering, and permanent disability. For deceased victims, damages can include loss of love, companionship, and comfort as well as funeral expenses. To prove the damages sustained by a bus accident victim, NST Law may consult with qualified medical experts and economists.
Call Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz today at 901-683-7000 for a free initial consultation on your case. NST Law is the largest plaintiff’s personal injury law firm based in Tennessee, with a dedicated team of attorneys, paralegals and investigators working to pursue maximum compensation on behalf of injured clients and their loved ones.