Large vans that can transport many passengers at once are convenient in many situations. However, 15-passenger vans have proven time and time again to be dangerous vehicles. These vans are highly susceptible to rollover accidents, often due to tire failures, untrained operators, and other factors. In addition, many van passengers do not regularly wear or have access to seatbelts, substantially increasing the risks of injuries and fatalities. If you or a loved one was a victim of a passenger van accident, please contact our experienced personal injury attorney at Quattrochi, Torres, and Taormina rights away.
Many organizations use 15-passenger vans for different reasons, including:
- Church outings
- Nursing home outings
- Hotel and resort transportation
- Athletic teams
- Casino transportation
One second, you may be riding in a van and looking forward to an excursion and the next, you may be involved in a traumatizing crash and left to deal with severe injuries. Some injuries from van accidents can include:
- Spinal cord injury and paralysis
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Broken bones
- Internal injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Serious contusions and lacerations
Despite knowing the risks of many 15-passenger vans, companies continue to sell them and organizations continue to use them. Organizations also regularly fail to maintain their vans, especially the tires, ensure that all seatbelts are accessible, and ensure that all drivers are properly trained on how to safely operate these vehicles. Negligent parties should be held fully accountable for all of the injuries and losses of accident victims.
Consult with a Seminole County Florida Van Accident Lawyer for Free Today
At Quattrochi, Torres, and Taormina, we know how devastating a passenger van accident can be. Our personal injury lawyer fights for the rights of injured accident victims against responsible parties. Call 407.452.4918 or contact us online to learn more about how we may help you.