Bus Accidents

Our lawyers can help you get the money for your injuries quickly.

Here are the two most important things to do after a bus accident:

The most important thing to do after a bus accident is to seek medical attention.

Next, you will want to contact a personal injury attorney who is experienced with bus accidents. With an experienced attorney fighting for your rights, your case can meet the statutes of limitation that allows a person to file a claim after a bus accident.

Hundreds of people ride buses every day, and with no seat belts available on all buses to prevent serious injuries from occurring, the number of people injured during a bus accident can be just as high. During a bus accident, the bus may roll over if the driver swerves abruptly or if another car hits it with great enough force. Bus drivers can be easily distracted by the passengers, which can cause a serious accident and injuries.

All bus and transit systems are responsible for keeping their passengers safe.

A bus accident may occur as a result of any of the follow circumstance:

Poorly trained or inexperienced driver

A fatigued driver

A driver who under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Speeding or reckless driving behavior

Overcrowded buses

Defective auto parts or insufficient maintenance of the bus

Injuries from a bus accident include:

Whiplash

Sprained or torn ligaments or muscles

Lacerations, contusions, and abrasions (e.g., cuts, bruises, scrapes, etc.)

Herniated discs

Broken bones

Dislocated joints or limbs

Who is liable for injuries sustained during a bus accident?

Our job at One Law Group is to determine the responsible parties for the injuries sustained during the bus accident. This is exactly why it is so important to contact an attorney who is experienced with bus accidents. Our investigative unit knows where and how to search through the case findings and establish the correct party to pursue for damages. Entities that can be held liable are:

  • The bus driver or operator
  • The bus company
  • The bus manufacturer or manufacturer of the parts
  • The maintenance company for the bus
  • The district/city/county/municipal or state for roadway design, construction, and maintenance

If your loved one dies during a bus accident, a wrongful death law claim could possibly be filed against the responsible party. The purpose of this claim is to help family members or dependents recover compensation for damages that include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income and future lost income
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Mental anguish
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Diminished quality of life

At One Law Group, our experienced attorneys have dealt with several cases that involve personal injury. Negotiating with insurance companies or the government and filing claims can be an exhausting process and extremely time consuming. However, with an experienced personal injury attorney fighting for your rights, the chances of recovering damages for your injuries or the loss of a loved one can increase exponentially.

If you were a passenger on a bus involved in an accident you may be eligible to recover damages for your injuries or loss. To learn more about how our attorneys may be able to help you recover damages after being injured in a bus accident, please call (310) 923-9420 or fill out the contact form for a free case evaluation. One Law Group in Beverly Hills at (310) 923-9420.

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