San Diego Bus Accident Attorney

SAN DIEGO BUS ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

Buses are a useful mode of transportation in San Diego. City buses carry people to and from work, shopping, and other places, and school buses take thousands of children to and from school every day. Due to their size, buses are a relatively safe way to travel, yet every year hundreds of passengers, pedestrians, and other motorists suffer serious injuries resulting from bus accidents. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), approximately 12,000 accidents involving buses occur each year in the United States, injuring more than 24,000 people.

Despite the overall safety features of buses, when a bus driver makes a mistake on the road, it can significantly affect the lives of everyone on board both physically, emotionally, and financially. Family members and loved ones are also affected. If you have been seriously injured on any form of public transportation, including a bus, light rail, subway, or school bus, you could be entitled to seek compensation for your pain and suffering, contact the San Diego bus accident attorney.

 

bus accident attorneyA bus accident, like other large vehicles, has the potential to cause serious injuries to the victims. If you or a loved one have been injured in a bus accident, you should immediately consult the experienced San Diego bus accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas to protect your legal rights. Our personal injury attorneys will aggressively fight for the settlement that you deserve and will help you get through this difficult period.

With multiple offices located in San Diego, Irvine, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Riverside and El Segundo, our personal injury lawyers represent accident victims across Southern California. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with an experienced San Diego bus accident attorney, please call 949-873-0755.

Recoverable Damages Available to Bus Accident Victims

Although bus accidents in San Diego are not as common as other motor vehicle accidents, they can result in severe injuries that can significantly impact the lives of the victims. Bus accident victims may require substantial medical attention, mental health treatments, and financial loss due to lost time at work because of the negligence of others. It is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to advise you on your rights and your legal recourse and to help you obtain the full compensation that you are entitled to.

Our expert bus accident attorneys will fight to ensure that you are compensated for your:

  • Medical and hospital bills
  • Loss of employment, wages, and future earning capacity
  • Loss of benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Funeral expenses
  • Mental health treatment and physical therapy
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost enjoyment of life
  • Property damage and replacement

Common Bus Accident Injuries

Buses can become involved in accidents for any number of reasons. It could be the fault of the bus driver, another motorist on the road, inclement weather, or the bus itself might be defective due to negligence in repairs. Most bus accidents occur during the morning and evening commute to work and school.

Bus accidents often result in serious injuries to pedestrians, passengers, and other motorists. Some common bus accident injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Traumatic amputations
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Cuts and bruises
  • Wrongful death

 

How to File a Bus Accident Claim

Bus drivers owe passengers, pedestrians, and other motorists a heightened duty of care under California common carrier laws. Most motor vehicle accidents, including bus accidents, are due to negligence. This can result in you requiring medical treatment, mental health treatment, or you might not be able to work for an extended period, suffering significant financial loss. When you’ve sustained serious injuries due to another’s negligence, not only are you owed full compensation, but you will also need it to move forward with your life.

To successfully establish your case, you need to prove that the defendant bus driver and/or the bus service provider owed a duty of care to you, the defendant breached this duty, this breach of duty resulted in the accident, and you suffered actual injuries resulting from the accident.

Contact a Top-Rated San Diego Bus Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one has been injured in a bus accident in San Diego, contact the Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates. Our personal injury lawyers specialize in handling bus accident injury cases in California. We have the experience to help you recover your lost wages, medical expenses, and any other costs related to your bus accident injury.

The Law Offices of Samer Habbas is dedicated to helping bus accident victims receive just compensation for their injuries. With multiple offices located in San Diego, Irvine, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Riverside and El Segundo, our accident attorneys represent injured victims across Southern California. For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with an experienced San Diego bus accident lawyer, please call 949-873-0755.

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