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Wisconsin school bus accident lawyersEvery day, parents send their children off to school, expecting them to return home safe and sound. Yet, in November of 2016, as families across the country gave thanks, six families in Tennessee grieved the loss of their children. Their school bus crashed and toppled over before slamming into a tree. The impact was so severe that it nearly split the bus in two. What kind of actions might other parents take, should this ever happen to their child? The following explains.

Driver Negligence Said to Be Major Factor in Crash

Investigators began examining the details of the crash, and what might have caused it, shortly after it occurred. What they found was beyond disturbing. Not only was the driver said to have been on his cellphone at one point during the drive (allegedly caught on camera), he was also said to have been driving at least 20 miles per hour over the speed limit. This could be considered gross negligence on his part. Yet he is not the only one who should be held accountable – at least not in this case.

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injuries happen at school, Wisconsin Personal Injury LawyerWith the beginning of the school year quickly approaching, many parents will send their children off into the care of other adults each weekday for the next several months.

Parents should be able to trust that their children will be safe from harm while at school; however, injuries do occur on a regular basis in a wide variety of school-related accidents, many of which occur due to a school's negligence. In certain cases, an injured child has the legal right to receive compensation from a school or party that was responsible for the child's injuries.

Common Types of Injuries at Schools

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