- Statute of Limitations for Filing A Claim Against a Government Agency (Public Entity): A claim must be filed with the government agency in question within 6 months from the date of the accident. However if the government agency denies your claim you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim in civil court. Examples of public bus lines include, city ans state owned and operated bus lines and school buses.
- Statute of Limitations for Claims against Private Non-governmental bus companies: Victims of bus accidents cause by private (non-public) entities have two years from the date of the injury to file a claim. Private buses include grey hound buses, charter buses, casino bus lines, and tour buses.
- Be Aware of Bus Operator Claim Tricks: Bus line operator often attempt top drag out the negotiation of settlement process until the statute of limitations on your case has run out. Once this happens bus operators simply deny your claim leaving you with holding the bag with no legal recourse to seek justices. Don’t let this happen to you.
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (213) 389-3765.Questions to Ask Your Attorney: Below are some important questions one should ask their attorney during an initial consultation.
- How Much Doe Is Cost to Hire Your law Firm to Represent Me
- What the Value of My Case
- How Long Will the Legal Process Take
- What if I was Partially At Fault