San Jose Bus Accident Attorneys
If you have been injured as the result of a serious bus accident, like
the Colusa County charter bus accident that occurred on October 5th, 2008,
contact our skilled
San Jose personal injury lawyers at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP immediately. We are an accomplished
and respected personal injury law firm located in Northern California.
Schedule your free case evaluation and speak with us today!
Are bus accidents a common occurrence?
Individuals throughout the country use buses as their daily mode of transportation.
The drivers of these buses are expected to operate the vehicle responsibly,
and protect the individuals aboard. Sadly, not all bus drivers operate
in this manner, and it places a large number of people in danger. It has
become a common occurrence to turn on the evening news and see a report
about a bus accident.
Recent Bus Accident Case Results
- $8,825,000 Recovered: School bus vs. pedestrian accident resulting in traumatic
- $3,000,000 Recovered: Injury onboard a SCTVA bus resulting in Complex Regional
Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
- $2,650,000 Recovered: Transit rider in wheelchair that tipped over due
to a failure to properly secure the wheelchair. Plaintiff was paraplegic
and sustained a rotator cuff injury resulting in loss of ability to self
ambulate. This verdict resulted in a Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.
What are the leading factors of bus accidents?
There are many factors that may contribute to a bus accident, such as:
- Negligent driving
- Defective automotive parts
- Dangerous streets and freeways
- Faulty Maintenance
Bus drivers need to be observant to changing weather conditions, breaks
in the pavement, and any other aspects that may require emergency maneuvering
or a change in the way he or she is operating the vehicle.
Call Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP Today – (800) 900-0863
A bus crash may cause serious injuries to all individuals involved, including
the driver, passengers, other vehicles, and pedestrians. If you have sustained
injury in a
mass transit accident, you may experience multiple injuries that include:
- Head trauma
- Fractured bones
- Damage to internal organs
- Other catastrophic damages
With the representation of an experienced San Jose bus accident lawyer,
you may be able to recover monetary compensation for your injuries and
other bus accident-related expenses. If you or a loved one have been involved
in a bus accident, please
contact us at