Bus Accident Attorney in Woodland Hills California

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Bus Accident Attorney in Woodland Hills

Injured in a Bus Accident? Call Drake Law Firm

If you or your loved one has been injured in an accident involving a bus, an experienced lawyer can help protect your right to financial compensation.

Whether you were injured as a bus passenger, pedestrian, or occupant in a motor vehicle struck by a bus, our award-winning attorneys at Drake Law Firm can guide you through the legal process ahead.

Why Should You Work with a Lawyer?

Statistics show that, on average, personal injury victims represented by an attorney recover 3x more compensation than those who do not have a lawyer.

Our Woodland Hills bus accident lawyers help victims level the playing field with major corporations and insurance carriers that care more about profits than people. We have the resources to:

  • Conduct investigations into the cause of your accident.
  • Collaborate with experts to build the strongest possible case.
  • Handle communications with insurers and defendants on your behalf.
  • Provide meaningful options so you can make informed decisions.

Learn how Drake Law Firm may be able to help you by discussing your bus accident lawsuit with a Woodland Hills attorney. Consultations are FREE and there is no fee unless we win.

Who Can I Sue After a Bus Accident?

In California, victims of personal injury and families who lose relatives to wrongful death have rights to:

  • Pursue legal action against the parties responsible for their injuries / losses.
  • Recover financial compensation for their damages.

Who you are able to hold liable for damages will depend on the facts of your crash. You may have a potential claim against:

  • A negligent bus driver or a commercial bus operator
  • Another motorist who caused your accident
  • A City or government agency that operates a public bus
  • A school district responsible for school bus accidents
  • A manufacturer responsible for defective products
  • Premises owners who failed to fix hazardous property conditions
  • A tour bus company or corporation responsible for private bus accidents

Because bringing a lawsuit against the right defendant is so important, Drake Law Firm leaves no stone unturned when determining fault. We work with investigators and experts who aid us in identifying underlying causes and potential defendants and are prepared to handle any challenges along the way.

City Bus & Public Transit Accidents

Bus accident lawsuits can introduce some complex legal issues. One of the most significant involves buses operated by city, county, or state agencies such as LA Metro or local City bus systems.

When victims bring claims against government entities, special rules will apply. That is because the government has sovereign immunity, a legal protection that shields them from many types of claims. 

Though personal injury claims brought by victims of negligence can be exceptions to this rule, victims will have to contend with many unique challenges, including:

While most personal injury victims can file claims within two years of an accident, victims with claims against the government typically only have 6 months to bring their lawsuits. If this short window of time expires before victims file suit, they may not be able to recover compensation for their injuries.

Speaking with legal representation as soon as possible after an accident is always important, as it allows your attorney to immediately work on investigating your case and building your claim. When there is government liability, however, it becomes vital to preserving your right to a financial recovery.

What Compensation Can I Recover?

As a victim of personal injury, you are entitled to a financial recovery of:

  • Hospital, ER, and medical bills
  • Therapy, rehabilitation, and chiropractic care
  • Future medical expenses
  • Lost wages and lost future earnings
  • Emotional and physical pain and suffering
  • Other economic and non-economic damages.

Drake Law Firm is a premier personal injury practice that knows how to help victims get results. Our team has recovered more than $150 million in compensation – including millions for victims of motor vehicle accidents. If you would like to discuss a bus accident lawsuit in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles area, or surrounding Southern California communities, our Woodland Hills attorneys are available to help. Contact us for a FREE case evaluation.

Contact Drake Law Firm for your free initial consultation

Contact Drake Law Firm so I can answer any questions you may have and let you know what I can do to help. If you’re unable to visit our firm, we can come to your home or hospital room.

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