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Bus Driver Negligence & Error

California Bus Accident Attorney

Hazardous road conditions, maintenance issues, defects that result in bus recalls and other factors can all cause bus accidents. According to a report released by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Administration, however, the leading cause of such accidents is one key factor- bus driver negligence and error. At Matiasic & Johnson LLP, our success is founded on the aggressive actions we take to prevail on behalf of our clients.

No matter what legal resources or measures are needed, we work to take the difficult cases the distance, to trial if necessary, so that our clients receive the compensation they deserve. In the past several years we have recovered over 12 million dollars for our clients, including what is believed to be the largest personal injury/wrongful death verdict in the history of Madera County.

If your accident and subsequent injury were brought about through a driver's negligence, a knowledgeable California bus accident lawyer from our firm should be contacted immediately. Driver fatigue, the use of drugs or alcohol, speeding, inattention, texting while driving, poor judgment or simply not taking their duties seriously are all ways in which innocent people get injured.

These accidents can occur on various types of buses including Greyhound or other carriers, those used for schools, the military, metro and tour buses. If you have been injured while being transported by a bus, you or your family members may be entitled to compensation. A lawyer from our firm can meet with you, review your case and determine what claims can be pursued in your case.

Texting Bus Drivers Causing California Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is the leading cause of accidents on our roadways. One of the biggest distractions that a driver engages in is texting while driving. Although it is illegal in our state, it is still practiced by countless drivers. In our 25 years of experience in personal injury law, we have protected the rights of victims of such negligence and in the law few years alone we have recovered over 12 million dollars for our clients. At Matiasic & Johnson LLP, we are proud of the fact that we do not shy away from difficult cases and are not afraid to take a case to trial if necessary.

Public Transportation Bus Drivers

Although bus drivers can be legally liable for an accident, it is their employer and insurance company that commonly will be held financially responsible for your injuries. If the bus involved in your accident was public transportation it can complicate your case. In many instances, a government entity is more immune to lawsuits from individuals than a private company. We have 25 years of experience in knowing how to demonstrate who rightfully should compensate you for medical expenses, inability to make wages, vocational rehabilitation, pain and suffering and, in some situations, punitive damages.

When you board a bus, you did so entrusting the driver and his or her company to your safety and well-being. If that trust was betrayed through driver negligence, we are ready to fight to see that you are fairly compensated.

Contact a California bus accident attorney from our firm to find out who can be held financially responsible when bus driver negligence and error led to your injuries.

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