Bus Accidents

Orange County Bus Accident Attorneys

Injured in a Bus Crash? Call Our Irvine Law Firm at (949) 565-4281

Any motor vehicle accident can be damaging, but accidents involving buses are especially likely to cause severe, catastrophic injuries. Buses might crush sedans, trucks, and other passenger vehicles with their large size and substantial weight, especially if the bus falls onto the other vehicle or if they collide head-on.

Buses might also run passenger vehicles into medians, walls, and other obstacles unintentionally, which can also be extremely harmful.

Bus passengers also face serious risk in a crash because their seats often lack safety harnesses, airbags, and other types of protective equipment. As a result, bus accidents, although not very common, are particularly damaging.

Why Choose Our Firm?

If you were harmed in a bus accident, our firm is prepared to help you. We know how difficult this process can be, especially if you or someone you love sustained serious, life-altering injuries. When you choose to work with the Law Office of Marshall Silberberg, you can rest easy in the knowledge that our compassionate attorneys have your best interest at heart.

For more than 29 years, our firm has worked zealously to defend the rights of injured individuals and families throughout Orange County, and our lawyers have secured more than $500,000,000 on behalf of the injured. Don’t risk your future, let our lawyers advocate for you, today.

Call (949) 565-4281 to discuss your bus accident case with our firm in Irvine.

Common Bus Accident Causes

Bus accidents are often caused by negligent bus drivers, vehicle malfunctions, faulty vehicle parts, or road hazards, but they can also be caused by other drivers on the road. When passenger vehicle drivers fail to follow traffic laws, or if they text and drive, or drive while intoxicated, their actions could result in major damage.

Bus accidents often result in the following injuries:

In some cases, bus crash survivors are left traumatized from the experience, and they may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These damages can be extreme, which is why bus accident survivors often require extensive, ongoing medical care, such as physical therapy.

Who is Liable for a Bus Accident?

Determining liability in a bus accident can be complex and depends on various factors such as the circumstances of the accident, the laws governing the area where the accident occurred, and who was responsible for the cause of the accident.

Here are some parties who could potentially be held liable:

  • Bus Driver: If the accident was caused by the negligence or recklessness of the bus driver, such as speeding, distracted driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the driver could be held liable.
  • Bus Company: The company that owns or operates the bus may be held liable for the accident if it can be shown that they were negligent in hiring, training, or supervising the bus driver, or if there was a defect in the bus itself that contributed to the accident.
  • Government Entity: If the accident was caused by poor road conditions, inadequate signage, or other issues related to road maintenance or design, the government entity responsible for maintaining the road may be held liable.
  • Other Drivers: In some cases, another driver on the road may be at fault for causing the accident, in which case they or their insurance company could be held liable.
  • Manufacturers: If a defect in the bus or one of its components contributed to the accident, the manufacturer of the bus or the defective part may be held liable.
  • Passengers: In rare cases, a passenger's actions could contribute to the accident, such as distracting the driver or interfering with the operation of the bus, in which case the passenger could be held liable.

Fighting For Maximum Compensation After a Bus Crash

Bus companies and bus drivers have a certain level of responsibility to their passengers. If your accident was caused by driver negligence, lack of vehicle maintenance, or inadequate safety precautions, you may be able to hold the bus company liable for the damage suffered. Other responsible parties might include the driver of the other vehicle or the bus manufacturer.

In any case, if you were harmed, our firm can work with you to determine who might be liable for the damage you suffered. Once the responsible party has been identified, we can help you secure maximum compensation for your damages, which may include medical expenses, loss of wages, and pain and suffering.

Contact the Law Office of Marshall Silberberg to schedule a free consultation at our Irvine office. 


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The Law Office of Marshall Silberberg is proud to be able to represent clients in some of the most difficult times of their lives. With decades of experience as former defense attorneys, we are able to provide our clients with well-rounded representation that has earned us the respect of our peers and even opposing counsel! We fight for maximum compensation on behalf of our clients and have obtained more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements to date. Don’t hesitate to contact our firm for more information about your case. We have offices in Irvine and Los Angeles for client convenience.

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