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Bus Accident Lawyers

Bus Accident LAWSUITS

Most buses are owned by corporations, the MTA, or the government, making bus accident lawsuits complex to navigate. Call PARRIS for experienced, relentless, and caring legal representation in your time of need. PARRIS lawyers have over 30 years of experience fighting for the rights of accident victims.

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BUS ACCIDENT LAWSUITS

Whether you are a bus passenger, motorist, bicyclist, or pedestrian involved in a bus accident, bus accident lawsuits are complex. As most buses are owned by corporations, the MTA, or the government, there is almost always an experienced legal team on the other side working to limit your recovery. If you or a loved one has been involved in a bus accident, call PARRIS to be on your side. PARRIS attorneys have the resources and experience to provide you with expert representation against the insurance company and the large entities that own buses and manage their use.

CALL PARRIS BUS ACCIDENT LAWYERS

PARRIS bus accident lawyers are skilled at fighting the insurance company, investigating the facts and evidence in your case, and taking on large corporations and the government. Contact PARRIS as soon as possible after you’ve been in a bus accident because the longer you wait to bring your case, the less evidence there may be available to prove your case. There are also strict time limitations for how long you are legally able to file a bus accident lawsuit. The PARRIS promise guarantees that you will receive a free case consultation, and pay no fees whatsoever until we win your bus accident case. PARRIS will provide you with personalized legal representation and a caring team, every step of the way.

CALIFORNIA BUS LAW

Public and private bus transportation providers are considered common carriers under California law. This is significant because common carriers are held to a higher standard of care than other drivers, and have a legal duty to protect passengers’ safety.

Bus transportation providers are expected to provide: safe passage for bus riders to enter and exit the bus, safe transport of bus passengers, protection of bus riders against harm, including harm from other passengers, proper screening and training of its employees, and maintenance of the buses for safety.  Bus companies that fail to protect their passengers in this manner can be held liable for the damages to passengers as a result of their negligence.

Effective in 2018, California law requires that all new commercial buses be equipped with seatbelts. For all commercial buses that have seatbelts, bus companies are required to keep the seatbelts in good working order, and bus drivers are required to tell passengers before each trip that they are required to use their seatbelts. PARRIS Law Firm applauds this law, as wearing a seatbelt in any motor vehicle is a crucial means of minimizing the likelihood of injury or death in an accident.

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