Bus Accident Attorney in Los Angeles
There are different reasons why bus accidents occur, from driver negligence or failure to provide proper upkeep and maintenance of buses to external causes like poor road conditions, product liability or weather conditions. In cases where negligence is involved, the bus accident victim definitely has the right to seek damages against the party at fault for property damage and personal injuries such as scrapes, cuts and bruises to spine injuries, burn injury, head injury and brain injury.
Due to the sheer size of buses and its large engine, whether it be a commuter bus, tourist bus or private bus, bus accident almost always involve serious injuries, which entail hundreds of thousands or even millions in damages to the victims, from property damage, actual medical costs, future medical care, loss of earnings, out-of-pocket expenses and even pain and suffering and other non-monetary losses. This is why to make sure that you are able to pursue compensation for your treatments, seeking help from expert bus accident lawyers in Los Angeles is your best hope in the successful negotiation of your claims.
It is never a good idea to try and claim your compensation on your own. Aside from the complexity of the legal issues involved, you will be facing insurance adjusters who are experts in dealing with personal injury claims. Between you and the insurance adjuster it is reasonable to assume that you will not be able to get the award of damages you are claiming against the party at fault. Worst, you may unwittingly waive your claims due to some technicality.
Therefore, to make sure that you get the best possible compensation you deserve, you should immediately seek legal help from Mesriani Law Group’s top personal injury attorneys in Los Angeles who have decades of experience in championing the causes of all personal injury victims, to include serious bus accidents.
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Millions of Americans ride buses to go to work and just a general means of transportation even in California. However, due to the big size of buses, in case of accidents, victims can usually get seriously hurt.
CAUSES OF BUS ACCIDENTS
There are different reasons or causes why bus accidents happen, which include:
- Driver negligence;
- Driving under the influence;
- Poor maintenance of buses;
- Product liability;
- Road conditions; and
- Weather conditions.
In the foregoing, if the cause of the accident is due to negligence, whether by the driver, the bus operator or owner or the manufacturer of the bus, you have a right to claim damages against the party or parties at fault.
INJURIES SUFFERED IN BUS CRASHES
If you have been involved in any type of traffic accident, especially in cases of bus collisions, you will definitely suffer any of the following injuries, from cuts, bruises, contusions to fractures, spine injuries, head injury and brain injury. In worst case scenario, the victim may even suffer loss of limb or even wrongful death.
Remember that your injuries will entail medical treatments and these treatments are not cheap. You therefore need to make sure that you secure the best compensation for your medical bills and other damages and losses.
WHAT DAMAGES CAN YOU CLAIM FOR BUS ACCIDENT?
As a personal injury victim, you will suffer property damage, bodily injuries, pain and suffering and other losses. In California, you can claim all these damages against the party at fault. The damages you can claim are as follows:
As the driver of the other vehicle, you can seek:
- Property damage relating to the repair or replacement of your vehicle;
- Rental fee for the rented vehicle while your car is being fixed;
- Storage fees if your car needs parts and, hence, unable to be repaired right away;
Regardless if you are the driver of the other vehicle or a passenger of the bus:
- Actual medical costs for your examinations, evaluations and treatments of your injuries;
- Future medical care for recommended treatments post-discharge from chiropractic and therapeutic care to epidural injections and surgeries;
- Lost earnings due to absence from or inability to do work;
- Loss of prospective income if you are self-employed;
- Emotional and psychological pain and suffering; and
- Punitive damages.
HIRE TOP BUS ACCIDENT LAWYERS FOR HELP
Bus accident claims can be very complex. You will be faced by insurance adjusters and even defense lawyers who are skilled in protecting their clients from lawsuits. Hence, if you are serious in getting the best compensation you deserve, hiring trustworthy and highly motivated personal injury lawyers is your best bet in getting the maximum compensation you deserve against the party at fault.