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.
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.
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.
The most common types of buses in Riverside include:
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:
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.