Bus Stops and Bus stations are the location of hundreds of accidental injuries every year. In many instances accidents and injuries are the result government negligence. Serious injuries from such accidents can include, spinal cord injuries, fractured bones, neck injuries, and facial lacerations.
Some of the main causes of bus stop and bus station accident are as follows
- Defectively designed bus stop
- Bust stops places in hazardous or dangerous locations
- Failure to maintain a safe premises
- Negligent security or lack of proper security measures
- Failure to maintain clean floors leading to slip and fall accidents
- Bus Driver Negligence leading to buses crashing into bus stops
- Vehicle driver negligence leading to collision with bus stop
Government Liability and Statute of Limitation for filing lawsuits against Metro MTA Bus Lines
Bus line operators owe a duty as a common carrier for the safety of their passengers including prison inmates and prison staff. Most bus line operators in the state of California are government agencies. Under California Government Code Section 810 et seq. rules regarding governmental entities for personal injury liability and compensation for damages under state law. The California’s Torts Claims Act provides for a limited waiver of sovereign immunity to bring personal injury claims against the State of California including all public entities. Statute of Limitations to Filing a Lawsuit: The general statute of limitations for filing a claim against a government entity is six months. So, if you have been hurt in a bus accident you should act quickly to seek legal representation as the statute of limitations may bar you from recovering for your injuries.
California Public Transportation Law Firm: Diligent, Knowledgeable and Dependent legal representation
The Downtown LA Law group has the experience and expertise to handle complicated cases against government entities and bus operators. Our team of investigators will act quickly to attain and preserve important evidence regarding you injuries so that your rights are protected. Our priority is to provide you with expert legal representation so that you can receive the maximum compensation for you injuries.
Learn more about your legal options: call (855) 339-8879 to speak with a representative now.
Types of Compensation available for your personal injury case against for injuries sustained in a bus stop or bus station Under California Personal Injury Laws you may be entitled to restitution for such damages as
- Medical Bills
- Futures Medical Bills and physical therapy costs
- Lost Wages
- Loss of Future earning
- Pain and Suffering
- Emotional Distress
[ca-sidebar id=”21960″] Contact our Trusted Personal Injury Lawyers If you like to speak with a Bus Station injury Attorney and discuss your claim contact us at (855) 339-8879. All our Initial Consultations are completely Free to our clients. Remember– In Cases involving government entities it is crucial to act quickly before any limitations can lower or extinguish you claim.