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Injured in a Bus Accident?

Bus Accident Attorneys in San Jose, CA

Tenacious and Personalized Representation for Bus Accident Victims in San Jose

If you have been injured as the result of a serious bus accident, contact our skilled San Jose bus accident lawyers at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP immediately. We are an accomplished and respected personal injury law firm serving San Jose and all of 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 brain injury
  • $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:

With the representation of an experienced San Jose bus accident attorney, 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 (800) 900-0863.

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  • “Paul is a very personable, approachable, highly knowledgeable attorney whose advice to us during a very difficult time is appreciated beyond measure.”

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  • “Don was great at explaining everything and I would definitely contact him again in the future should I need his services again.”

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  • “You have a wonderful office and family, and I will carry with me the kindness that you extend to your clients.”

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  • “Rich and Shawn will do whatever it takes to thoroughly work for their clients!!!! You will NEVER be disappointed!!!”

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  • “Excellent help in times of need”

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  • “He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.”

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  • “Excellent knowledge of law, kept me informed and the staff was great.”

    Former Client

  • “Paul Caputo fought hard to get me the best deal. I am very grateful to have worked with Paul!”

    Susanne

  • “In turning to you to handle all of the legal issues that arose out of the accident, I saved myself considerable mental and emotional grief...”

    David S.

  • “The staff was very pleasant, informative and helpful. ”

    Claire Kushner

  • “His entire team is wonderful, second to none. We are so happy with this outcome.”

    Howard Zhang

  • “Paul assured me he would handle everything with the insurance companies and I could focus on healing.”

    Nancy O.

  • “Your meeting with us meant more than you’ll ever know and for which we are so grateful.”

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