There are nearly half a million school buses in the United States and more than 23 million students take a school bus to and from school every day. There are over one thousands school bus accidents in the United States each year and many result in catastrophic injuries, including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and even wrongful death. School bus crashes are unique from other automobile accidents due to the size and weight of a school bus and the lack of seatbelts and other standard safety features found in cars. Another risk of school bus accidentsinvolves students getting hit while getting on or off the school bus or while crossing the street.
Every day, parents entrust their children’s safety to the School Districts that operate the school busses. School Bus Accidents are particularly concerning because of the precious cargo that they carry, our children. When a school bus accident does occur, it is certain to be a devastating accident for the victims and their families.
Hire An Experienced California School Bus Accident Attorney
When a school bus accident occurs, there is almost always an on scene investigation of the accident by the numerous government agencies. However, it is important for the injured school bus riders to promptly hire an attorney to conduct an independent investigation of the school bus collision. School bus accident victims need to keep in mind that the school district officials that respond to the school bus accidents may not have your best interests in mind. An independent investigation of the school bus accident by an experienced school bus accident attorney at the B&D Law Group, APLC can be vital to ensuring the best result for your school bus crash claim.
As common-carriers, school bus operators have a special duty to ensure the safety of their passengers. School bus accidents can be caused by numerous factors, including:
- Old School Buses & Outdated Equipment
- School Bus Driver Negligence
- Dangerous Roadway Design
- Defective Products
- Improper Maintenance
- Inadequate School Bus Driver Training
- Driver Inattention
- Inadequate Safety
Our School Bus Accident Litigation Lawyers Have A Wealth Of Experience Litigating School Bus Crash Claims
School bus accidents are also unique because school buses are typically operated by school districts and special requirements and procedures need to be followed in order to bring your claim for injuries against the government entity. The skilled California School Bus Accident Lawyers at the B&D Law Group, APLC have successfully litigated claims against school districts and have a track record of success litigating school bus accidents. Our firm has successfully gone up against public entities in the past and is prepared to aggressively pursue your claim too.
Our Experienced California School Bus Accident Lawyers Understand The Complexities Of A California School Bus Accident Claim
One of the early questions that in a school bus accident is determining who the responsible parties are. An investigation is necessary to determine whether the driver of another vehicle or the school bus driver is at fault. School buses can be operated by numerous School Districts. In Southern California, there are dozens of schools and school districts operating school buses, including:
- Los Angeles Unified School District (“LAUSD”)
- Long Beach Unified School District (“LBUSD”)
- Beverly Hills Unified School District (“BHUSD”)
- Culver City Unified School District (“CCUSD”)
- Orange Unified School District (“OUSD”)
- Burbank Unified School District (“BUSD”)
- Fontana Unified School District (“FUSD”)
- Montebello Unified School District (“MUSD”)
- Pasadena Unified School District (“PUSD”)
- San Bernardino Unified School District (“SBCUSD”)
- San Diego Unified School District (“SDUSD”)
- Ventura Unified School District (“VUSD”)
- As well as numerous parochial and private schools
Our Experienced California School Bus Accident Attorneys Can Get You The Maximum Compensation For Your California School Bus Crash Claim
School Districts employ armies of investigators, experts, and other professionals to protect their “bottom line.” You need an advocate on your side that is a skilled negotiator, to ensure you get the maximum recovery for your California School Bus Collision case. An experienced California School Bus Accident Lawyer at the B&D Law Group, APLC will fight to make sure you are adequately compensated for your California School Bus Accident Injuries.
If your child has been involved in a California School Bus Accident or you have lost a loved one in a collision involving a school bus please contact the skilled California School Bus Accident Lawyers at the B&D Law Group, APLC. Our experienced California School Bus Accident Attorneys have a wealth of experience helping victims of California School Bus Accidents.
We are here to help. Our experienced California School Bus Accident Lawyers understand that choosing an attorney to fight for your California School Bus Accident case is not easy. We want to make sure that you know your rights and make the right choice. We never charge for a Free Consultation on your California Personal Injury Claim.