Bus accidents happen in San Francisco resulting in serious injuries, which can occur on local buses, charter buses, military or prison buses and on long distance trip buses. The seating in a bus is dangerous for the passengers when the bus is involved in a collision, because there normally is no seat belts, no airbags and there is many things that can cause injuries. The bars on the seating, the windows and in many bus accidents the bus rolls over, causing crushing of the roof.
The bus accident victim has placed their trust in the driver of the bus and the company that owns the bus. When an accident occurs they are completely vulnerable to being injured and never expected to be involved in a bus accident. The facts are that there are many bus accidents every year that result in severe injuries and deaths, which the statistics bear this out. The common injuries San Francisco bus accident lawyers find that bus accident victims can suffer from can include, traumatic head injuries, internal injuries, broken bones, head and neck injuries, gashes, cuts, scrapes and bruising.
Some bus accident injuries are so severe that the passenger dies as a result and when the bus accident was caused by driver negligence or owner negligence the family has the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The passenger that is injured can require immediate medical attention, hospitalization, surgeries, therapy, rehabilitation and ongoing medical care.
The bus accident injury lawsuit can be complex and can mean filing claims against more than one party. This is something that most bus accident injury victims cannot do and win the compensation that they deserve on their own. They can benefit from being represented by a bus accident attorney that specializes in this area of the law.
The bus accident attorney has a complete knowledge of the laws that protect the injured passenger’s rights and when the accident was caused by driver error or by a lack of maintenance by the bus company this attorney can hold them accountable. The bus accident attorney at Ehline Law Firm PC at 50 Francisco Street, Suite 460 San Francisco, CA 94133 (415) 684-7688, has experience in these complex lawsuits, the insurance company and the insurance company lawyers in order to obtain a fair compensation settlement and hold the bus company and driver legally accountable.