NEWPORT BEACH BUS ACCIDENT LAWYER
Millions of people rely on public transportation such as city or school buses to get to work, school, supermarkets, and other places. For numerous Newport Beach residents, riding the bus is an essential part of everyday life.
Although buses are considered to be a safe means of transportation, they are capable of getting into an accident just like any other vehicle on the road. However, if a bus gets into an accident, it is not uncommon for many people to suffer injuries due to the crash. Suppose you or someone you care about has been a victim of a bus accident in the Newport Beach area. In that case, the personal injury attorneys with Younglove Law Group may be able to help you recover compensation for your damages.
Types of Bus Accidents Our Injury Lawyers Handle in Newport Beach, California
Unlike privately-owned buses, public transportation buses and school buses are usually owned and operated by local government agencies or school districts. However, it is not unusual for more than one party to be held liable for injuries suffered in a bus accident in Newport Beach. These accidents include:
- School bus accidents
- Public transportation and commuter bus accidents
- Private commuter bus accidents
- Party bus accidents
- Long-distance transport bus accidents
- Tour bus accidents
- Charter bus accidents
- Coach bus accidents
Bus accident victims can be passengers of the bus itself, drivers or passengers of another vehicle, or even pedestrians. No matter what type of bus accident you or your loved one was injured in, Younglove Law Group can help protect your rights throughout your case.
Types of Injuries Victims Could Suffer in Newport Beach Bus Accidents
Injuries suffered in bus accidents are often severe and force victims to rearrange their whole lives in order to accommodate their injuries. A few examples of injuries that victims may suffer in a bus accident in Newport Beach include:
- Broken bones
- Burn injuries
- Eye injuries
- Herniated discs
- Loss of limb
- Neck injuries
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Soft tissue injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Traumatic brain injury
Even if your injuries seem minor or if you do not think you were injured at all, victims should always see a medical professional after any type of motor vehicle accident. Some latent injuries will not appear right away. Do not chance suffering more serious issues later on because of an untreated injury or risk losing out on the medical care you need. It is always better to be checked out by a medical professional to ensure that you are okay after a bus crash, even if you feel fine.
Compensation recovered for bus accident injuries could cover your damages such as medical treatment, lost income, reduced earning capacity, medical equipment, and assistive devices both now and in the future. In addition, you could be compensated for any pain and suffering you have suffered, including mental anguish.