Bus Accidents in San Francisco, CA

Get Help from a San Francisco Bus Accident Lawyer

As most people are aware, buses that are involved in collisions often cause tragic injuries for people on or around the vehicles. These large vehicles are often equipped with minimal safety measures, and many hold 15 or more passengers at any given time. If you are a victim of a bus accident, or a loved one is suffering as a result of an accident, contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. right away.

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There is a statute of limitations on the amount of time that you have to file a complaint against a bus company in the state of California and it is important you act quickly within this time frame. A San Francisco personal injury lawyer from our firm may be able to help you file a claim if you were involved in an accident on or with a mass transportation vehicle.

We have the skill and experience to handle cases involving a:

  • School bus
  • Trolley
  • Cable car
  • Public bus
  • Sightseeing bus
  • Ferry
  • Train
  • Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) vehicle
  • Shuttle

When you work with a San Francisco bus accident attorney from our team, you can be confident that your case is in good hands. We are confident in our ability to aggressively represent you and we will work to provide you with the highest amount of compensation available for your case. Don't trust just anyone to handle your bus accident claim—work with the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C.!

Injuries Caused by Bus Accidents

Buses are large and hard to maneuver in city streets. They require the utmost care when being driven. It may be difficult to see smaller vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles and for this reason care and patience are necessary. San Francisco city buses generally have video on board from many angles and these videos are a tremendous help in supporting a case. It is important to get that evidence right away.

Buses are large, fast vehicles with the capacity to hold many passengers. This means that they are often bulky, large, and top heavy. Buses are often difficult to maneuver and require training by a skilled driver in order to safely operate. These large vehicles are also prone to design defects and risks associated with weather and wind, human error and weight distribution. Any over compensation on behalf of the driver could result in catastrophic injuries for bus passengers, pedestrians, or passengers of other vehicles.

Victims can suffer all types of injuries, including:

In some very unfortunate cases, passengers may even be killed. If you are suffering as a result of a bus, shuttle, or trolley accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation. Family members of deceased individuals may also be eligible to file wrongful death claims for the damages caused.

Call the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. Now!

When you work with our firm, we take the time to determine who is responsible for your accident and ensure the at-fault party is held accountable. We are committed to providing the best possible representation to our clients and, unlike other firms, we only serve plaintiffs. Our team believes that each individual should be able to work with an attorney regardless of the financial expenses, which is why we work on a contingency-fee basis with all of our clients. That means you only pay if we win!

Before you work with an insurance company or agree to settle with the transportation company, call the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. We have experience handling bus injuries and accidents and have been able to obtain millions of dollars for clients. Our clients have constant access to their attorneys throughout their cases, and we always stand ready to answer any questions or concerns you have.

Take the first step today. Contact the Law Office of Scott Righthand, P.C. right away.