Bus collisions can be the source of severe injuries whether you are the driver or passenger of another vehicle, passenger on a bus or a pedestrian. These injuries can have a profound and lasting effect on an individual’s life. If you or a loved one has been injured in a bus accident, contact the experienced attorneys at Hanson & Mouri. We can provide you with a free case evaluation and help you to understand the needed actions that must be undertaken to protect your rights.
Why Choose Us?
We understand how difficult dealing with the aftermath of a bus accident can be. We treat all of our clients with compassion and personally answer their questions and concerns throughout the duration of the case.
As a former insurance defense attorney for over a decade, our lead Riverside personal injury attorney has a thorough knowledge of how insurance companies work. He uses this to our clients’ advantage when it comes to obtaining full compensation.
We are ready and prepared as seasoned litigators to take your case to trial if necessary. Not only is personal injury our sole area of practice, we have never lost a litigated case once it has gone to trial.
With over 20 years of legal experience representing clients in all manner of personal injury cases, we have the extensive knowledge required to handle bus accident cases.
In order to make our services available to anyone that needs them, we represent our clients on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will not pay legal fees unless we secure compensation for you.
Why You Need an Attorney in a Bus Accident Case
Bus accidents are complicated and must be handled differently than a typical motor vehicle collision such as a truck accident or Riverside car accident. The liable parties may include private bus operating companies, commercial insurance companies, city agencies and or the charter bus industry. Commercial insurance companies are notoriously aggressive and difficult to deal with. The at-fault party may deny responsibility for the accident altogether, leaving the victim with no way to pay medical bills, lost wages, and the pain and suffering associated with the injuries.
Types of Buses
The most common types of buses in Riverside include:
Privately owned commercial, coach and charter buses
When buses are operated by government agencies, different and very specific legal procedures must be followed to bring your claim against government parties successfully. Public bus agencies in Southern California include the following:
Common bus accidents include head-on, rear-end and side impact collisions. Causes for bus accidents include:
Distracted and impaired driving
Faulty bus parts and equipment
Hazardous driving conditions
Driving on wrong side of the road
Failing to stop at red light or failing to yield when appropriate
Contact Us Today
Dealing with aftermath of an accident can cause one to delay in seeking legal representation. It is important when dealing with a bus accident case to begin filing the necessary legal paperwork immediately. Please call our firm today so one of our experienced Riverside personal injury attorneys can provide you with a free consultation.