Bus Accident Attorney Helping Those in San Diego, California
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In California, you are never at a loss when you need to call a bus for services. Every day, many people rely on bus services to take them exactly where they need to go, such as across the city for shopping or to the workplace. Because we rely on buses, their services are always there for us in our time of need. However, sometimes something goes wrong and we are left with very little choices in the event of a bus accident. In fact, in 2016, there were 31 injuries caused by these devastating accidents in California. With a focus on safety, we would be able to reduce the likelihood of these accidents on a larger level. Transportation is a necessity, but as we know, there is always a chance for accidents.
Have you been left injured after a bus driver acted with negligence, and now you have to face recovery from devastating injuries all on your own? Maybe these injuries have left a lasting or permanent impact on your life and you aren’t sure where to turn. No matter the size of your accident or the injuries that you have sustained, we want to stand by your side as you recover. We have experience in bus accident claims and want to help you litigate your case to the best of your ability. From the initial filing to preparing your case, to going to court over the important matters, we are here for you every step of the way.
Common Carrier Laws in Bus Accidents
San Diego bus accidents are based on something known as common carrier laws, which apply to buses all throughout California. What is a common carrier? This is a mode of transportation that is responsible for carrying people from one place to another, for a fee. Common carrier laws apply to not just buses but many types of vehicles, like taxis, trains, cable cars, ferries, planes, and more. If you have ever ridden with a service that took you from point A to point B for a fee, then you have utilized the services of a common carrier. Drivers of common carrier vehicles are expected to utilize the utmost of care in cases to protect those who use their services. If a driver fails to provide the highest duty of care to you even though you have utilized their services, they could be guilty of negligence and owe you compensation.
Can you prove that a bus driver has acted negligently in your case? If so, you may be able to recover damages for things like medical bills stemming from injuries, loss of income, emotional suffering, and so much more. Every year, drivers are held liable for accidents due to aspects like speeding, drowsy driving, inadequate training, and more. When a child has been involved in one of these accidents, especially, they could suffer from tremendous damages.
Why You Need an Attorney on Your Side
You should always have an experienced attorney on your side because these cases can turn from minor to complicated quickly, especially if you do not realize how serious your injuries are right off the bat. This is why you should always preserve as much evidence as needed in your case. Luckily, we can help you in your time of need. You don’t want to end up injured without options, so give us a call today at the Los Angeles Injury Group.