Limousines are popular modes of transportation for many in Los Angeles. Limos and Party Buses are used by teenagers for proms, by business professionals, by visitors to Los Angeles, and by many individuals in the entertainment industry. Passenger carrier companies and drivers must abide by strict safety standards. Failure to do so will result in liability if an accident and subsequent injuries occur to occupants or individuals hurt in other vehicles struck by Limousines.
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Party Bus Accident and Passenger Injury Lawsuit
California Legislation to Curb Teenage Injuries in Limousines and Party Buses: Recently the California state legislature enacted Bill AB 830, requiring California Limousine and passenger vehicle companies and charter-party carries to obtain a special permit from the DMV. Also the regulation requires special training for drivers of vehicle carrying a large number of passengers. The Offices of Downtown LA Law will aggressively defend the rights of individuals injured in Limousine accidents. If you have sustained harm as a result of negligent driving of a Limo driver contact our law firm today.
How to Prove Your Limousine Accident Case in Court:
In order to receive compensation victim will have to show the defendant driver was negligent in his driving. In many instances negligence is placed on the limousine company, auto manufacturer for defective product, or the driver/operator of the vehicle. Usually Negligence is established through any of the below:
- Speeding or unsafe driving of any kind
- Driving under the influence [DWI or DUI] In cases of death this can lead to a Felony DUI Charge.
- Negligent hiring practices or training by the limousine company
- Lack of Sleep, Sleep Deprivation because of grueling schedule, Driver fatigue
- Aggressive Driving
- Improper or lack of maintenance
- Defective manufacturing
- Overcrowding of Limousines
Common carriers must exercise the utmost care of diligence when occupants are on board. Also limousine companies must provide vehicles in a condition that is safe and fit for carrying passengers. Owners of limousine companies may be held strictly liable for personal injuries which are caused by the failure to provide a properly maintained and safe vehicle for use.
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Common Injuries in Limousine Auto Crashes
Some of the most common injuries in roadway passenger carries collisions are as follows
Compensation you can receive for your injuries
Medical Expenses: Medical expenses include all medical bills and costs, including those incurred in the emergency room, hospital visits, doctor visits, MRI testing facility, radiologists, chiropractors, dentists, or any other treating professional that was necessitated as a result of your injury. Medical expenses further include any medical devices, such as crutches, braces or medical equipment used and purchased during your recovery.
Future Medical Expenses: Unfortunately, the effects of a car accident can often be felt for months, years, or even a lifetime after the injury occurred. We will work with doctors and other medical specialist to establish the full amount of any future medical expenses to make sure you are adequately compensated for these damages.
Lost Wages: After an accident, you are entitled to any income you lost as a result of the car accident. Even if you were unemployed before the car crash, we may be able to procure lost wages damages by demonstrating what you could have earned but for your accident. Loss of Earning Capacity: In addition to current lost wages, victims of car accidents are eligible to receive compensation for future lost wages. A Lawyer at Downtown LA Law will negotiate with insurance companies to obtain all lost future earnings.
Mental Anguish: A victim of a car crash can further be compensated for mental suffering that could include fright, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief or feelings of distress. Victims of a car accident may receive damages as a product of mental anguish if it is reasonable to assume that mental suffering will result from the accident.
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If your love one has been a victim of a Limousine Accident, we believe that you have suffered enough. We believe your rights come first, and that every individual deserves proper, adequate, skilled and aggressive representation. It is under this belief that we stand by our policy: “NO RECOVERY…NO CONTINGENCY FEE.
Remember: It is crucial to act quickly after you’ve been injured to report any pedestrian accident claim before any limitations can lower or extinguish your rightful claim. Call us for a free consultation with one of our injury lawyers regarding your accident: (888) 649-7166