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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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  • “I can not say enough about the treatment I received during this time.”

    Steve T.

  • “Paul has a great understanding of people's rights and drives to obtain all that is due to you. He listens and answers questions that anyone could understand without legalize. I contacted him through the recommendation of a friend.”

    Gary Grube

  • “I endorse this lawyer's work”

    John C., Attorney

  • “They always responded to my questions/requests promptly and also let me know the progress of my case in the timely manner.”

    Liu X.

  • “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.

  • “We were listened to, sympathized with, and had action taken on our behalf to determine and win a worthy settlement for each one of us. ”

    Jason & Danielle Allen

  • “I cannot thank you enough for your kindness and expertise in handling my case.”

    Former Client

  • “Paul was always prompt, very professional, and explained everything clearly”

    Phil R.

  • “Top-notch attorney”

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  • “Paul is extremely knowledgeable, proactive and goes above and beyond, in fighting for the compensation you deserve.”

    Appy C.

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

    Michele Q.

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

    Pete G.

  • “Great service, good staff and wonderful Law firm.”

    Melva W.

  • “Working with Rich could not have been a better experience”

    Christopher H.

  • “Paul and his team not only made us comfortable, they were kind enough to research our complex case and give us a confidence of we getting a fair compensation.”

    Subhanand S

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