Because of the size and mass of buses, and because so many passengers are typically present on each bus, the injuries that result from bus accidents can be serious and traumatic. Although school buses are required to be equipped with seatbelts, commercial buses and public transit buses are not. Even many school buses fail to stay in compliance with California state law. As a result, when a collision occurs, passengers are thrown from their seats. Common injuries can include factures, broken bones, and other orthopedic injuries.
OUR PERSONAL APPROACH
Bus and metro accidents can create a confusing web of liability. Only a personal injury lawyer can identify the parties that must be held accountable and their varying degrees of fault. Often, negligence can be found on part of the bus driver, other vehicles on the road, the bus company employing the driver, the owner of the bus if separate from the bus company, the city, and others.
PROVIDING WINNING RESULTS FOR OUR CLIENTS
Because we’re so confident in what we do, we work on a contingency basis. That means we get paid only if you get paid first. And, our fee is just a portion of your total settlement or verdict, so you never have to pay us out of your own pocket.