Sherman Oaks Bus Accident Attorney
Injuries Caused by a Bus Accident
Travelling by bus is considered one of the safest forms of transportation. They are the most common means of transportation used by schools to carry children. However, as with any other motor vehicle there are always risks involved when traveling by bus. They too are vulnerable to accidents. When buses are involved in an accident, it is exceptionally dangerous and can lead to multiple serious injuries and fatalities. The lack of safety features such as seat belts and air bags make it very treacherous for the passengers on board. If you or your loved one have been hurt in a bus accident you need to speak with a Sherman Oaks personal injury attorney immediately.
There are a number of parties who may be held responsible in the event of an accident. Contacting our firm early after the accident can help in determining all responsible parties. Depending on the nature of the accident and the number of people involved, one can file a claim against the liable parties. For instance, the bus driver may be held accountable for negligence, the bus company may have overlooked some maintenance that may have caused the accident, the construction company or municipality can be held liable if the accident happened in a construction zone or it could be the driver of another vehicle.
Bus Accident Lawyer Serving Sherman Oaks
The lawyers at Valley Attorney Group make sure each of our clients get our full focus and the time and attention they deserve. We can help you obtain compensation for medical bills, loss of wages and in some cases physical and emotional injury. Every case we represent is carefully analyzed and given individual attention. Our lawyers personally get involved with your case from the time we take on your case. Our lawyers will provide you with legal representation that will fight to ensure that you get the justice and compensation to which you are entitled.
There has been a great deal of publicity lately about bus company closures and poor maintenance by bus companies. These facts make bus accident cases even more valuable. If you were injured in a bus accident and the bus company is no longer in business, you likely still have a valuable claim. The claim will be paid by the bus' insurance company that covered the company at the time of the accident even if the company is no longer in business. Call a lawyer who knows how to get you compensated for your injury claim.
Contact a Sherman Oaks bus accident attorney if you have been in an accident involving a bus.