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Los Angeles Bus Accident Attorneys

Los Angeles Bus Accident Attorneys

There are many modes of transportation in Los Angeles, and one of the common methods used is the metro transit system, which includes buses. Bus transportation is convenient for many Los Angeles residents, but it does come with a risk.

Unfortunately, there are numerous ways that a bus accident can yield critical injuries for passengers, which has left numerous individuals injured or even killed. Oaks Law Firm is here to help you file a claim in regards to your bus accident case.

Why You Need a Lawyer for a Bus Accident Case

When you are a passenger in a bus, you are susceptible to injuries that are the result of negligent operation by the bus driver or other responsible party. When this happens, you have a right to file a claim against the owners of the bus company to compensate you for the pain and suffering you endured as a result of your bus accident.

At our firm, we represent victims of bus accidents in their injuries and we can help you obtain a fair settlement from the insurance company. It is important to find a law firm in Los Angeles that will take the time to walk you through the entire process of your claim for bus injuries, and Oaks Law Firm will be glad to be that law firm for you. Since a bus is such a large piece of machinery, attention to detail is critical. A driver who is tired or distracted may only remove his or her attention from the road for a few seconds, but that is all it takes for a devastating bus accident to happen.

Accidents can also happen as a result of hazardous conditions on the road where potholes, failure to clean up after an environmental disaster, or other issues can make it dangerous for bus drivers to proceed cautiously. Here at Oaks Law Firm we look at all the factors surrounding your bus accident to find the best possible way of moving forward with your claim.

Types of Bus Accidents

Bus accidents come in many shapes and forms, but they are all usually caused by one thing: negligence. Whether the bus driver or third party is inexperienced, distracted, in a hurry, or just plain careless, they have been negligent in causing your injuries. Bus accidents can happen in any of the following ways:

When you are a passenger in a bus, and the bus strikes another vehicle or object, you can be thrown around and seriously injured.

If the bus driver is operating the vehicle in a manner that causes you to be thrown from your seat, you can suffer injuries as a result of striking the interior of the bus.

Struck by a bus:
Either as a pedestrian or as another driver, serious injuries can occur when a bus hits you.

Slip and fall:
If there is a dangerous condition on the interior of the bus, such as a slippery floor or a trip hazard, passengers can be injured in a slip and fall accident.

Entering or Exiting:
If the bus driver is negligent while letting passengers on and off, a victim can suffer injury if the bus is still moving when they are boarding or leaving the bus.

Product Liability:
Sometimes, negligence in the design or the maintenance of the bus can cause an accident due to a mechanical failure. Tires, brakes, and other crucial mechanical parts need to be working properly in order to keep the passengers safe.

Negligent Hiring or Training:
A bus company can also be liable if they failed to hire competent employees or they failed to train bus drivers.

Bus accidents can cause serious injuries, including head and neck injuries, whiplash, soft tissue injuries to the arms or legs, broken bones, bruising, and contusion. If you were injured as a passenger on a bus, do not hesitate. Call our Oaks Law Firm office today to learn about our services.

If you have grounds for a personal injury claim, you need to reach out as soon as possible. Statutes of limitations place restrictions on how long after an accident you can file a claim, which is why it is always in your best interest to reach out to legal counsel sooner rather than later. If you have been hurt, contact our experienced Los Angeles bus accident lawyers today to discuss your case.

Contact an Experienced Los Angeles Bus Accident Lawyer

The bus company has a team of lawyers in place. So, should you. Our team of experienced Los Angeles bus accident attorneys has been helping innocent victims obtain compensation for their injuries for years.

If you were hurt in a bus accident, you have a limited time frame to file your claim, especially if you were injured by a municipal bus, in which case there is a six-month statute of limitations. We work hard every day to try to make LA safer for drivers, pedestrians, and passengers by holding negligent operators responsible for their actions.

KEEP IN MIND: The deadline for any governmental entity is 6 months to file a claim from the date of the incident.

CALL TODAY! (877) 539-5366

Recovering the Damages You Deserve

If someone else is to blame for your injuries, you have the right to seek compensation for the full amount of damages you've suffered. These damages can include medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, as well as pain and suffering. You must bring forth your claim within one year of the accident date. Not filing your case within one year will bar you from recovery.

Matt and his associates work very hard for me, both from a legal and a personal perspective. His staff makes me feel like my total wellness is their goal, and that I'm restored, physically and financially!
-Duane L.
Timely and professional manner. I am greatly appreciative they are representing me.
-Mike N.
Professional, courteous. They go beyond attempting to assist you in getting what you need to get done.
-Christopher F.
My experience here was fantastic they took care of everything. There were absolutely no problems when it came to the actual work and with the communication. I never once fell out of the loop and I knew where my case was at every step of the way. I will never go to anyone else.
-Ani K.
Working with Oaks Law Firm has been easy and informative. They do a great job of follow ups and keeping you informed of every step of your case. They are easily reachable and good at getting back to you when they are out of office. They are very detailed and fight until the end for you. I highly recommend Oaks Law Firm.
-Eric B.
I absolutely love this Law Firm, the staff there are wonderful and very caring. They are responsive to my needs and questions plus the lawyers are very professional and aggressive resulting in the best care and maximum penalty payout. I wouldn't chose another Law Firm.
-Johnny H.
Excellent Law Firm. Oak's Law Firm made the whole process simple and painless.
-Harout A.
It was a pleasure working with the attorneys and the staff here at this firm. I've read a lot about people complaining about lack of communication from attorneys, but not this one! I would definitely recommend Matthew and his staff for injury related cases.
-Danny P.
Easy to talk to, they always return calls & cater to clients. I'm glad I chose Oak's Law Firm to represent me.
-Omar B.
Love you guys so much, Helped me out so much and got me back way more than I thought. Also, I will refer you guys to friends & family and if needed in the future, I will definitely be a return client.
-Lisa G.


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