Buses are a common sight across Southern California, from LA’s Metro public transit to Greyhound, Megabus, and even children’s school buses. Unfortunately, bus accidents are also common on SoCal’s busy roadways, and such accidents can cause significant injury to people both on and off the bus.
If you or a loved one have suffered a severe injury in a bus accident, a Southern California bus accident lawyer at KJT Law Group can pursue compensation for your losses from the responsible party.
The first step in any injury case is establishing who is at fault. While some cases may seem clear-cut, establishing liability is rarely so simple. To file a lawsuit against the at-fault party in a Southern California bus accident, you must be able to show that:
There can be multiple liable parties in a bus accident in Southern California. In our example, the bus driver may have driven negligently, but the bus company could be held responsible if they hired the bus driver without properly vetting them for the position. Parties that could be held accountable for a bus collision include:
A Southern California bus accident attorney can help you determine who is at fault for your bus accident injury. The legal team at KJT Law Group can collect evidence to establish fault and help you pursue compensation from all the at-fault parties and their insurance companies, to fight for your fair settlement.