En EspaƱol

Cypress Bus Accident Attorneys

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Cypress bus accident, you are probably left with a number of questions. What are some of the actions you should take immediately after the accident? Whose fault was the accident? Are you eligible to receive compensation? A skilled Cypress bus accident lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and options.

What should be done immediately following a bus accident?

There are a few crucial steps that victims of bus accidents would be well advised to take. First, it is important to write down everything you remember about the accident. Where were you sitting in the bus? When and where did the accident occur? What is the name of the bus company and bus operator? Were you injured in the crash? It would be in your best interest to get your name on the police report to help prove that you were on the bus. Last, but not least, you should seek out medical attention.

If I’m not sure if I’m hurt, do I have to go to the hospital?

If there is any chance that you may have been hurt or if you are experiencing pain after the crash, you should see a doctor. You should get checked even if there are no signs of visible injuries. Many injuries, such as whiplash injuries and head injuries, can get worse over time if not properly treated. Seeing a doctor could increase your chances of having a full recovery. Your medical records also serve as legal documents to prove the extent of your injuries, the treatments you have received and the expenses you have incurred as a result.

Who will pay for my medical treatment?

The bus company has a legal obligation to cover the medical expenses of their injured passengers. There are many rules and regulations that require bus companies to not only protect their passengers, but also compensate them in the event of a collision. Bus companies are not, however, the only potentially liable parties in bus accidents.

Who may be held liable for the injuries I have suffered?

Liability for the bus crash could depend on who caused the crash and whose negligence contributed to the accident. Bus companies and bus operators are commonly included on injury claims. Other motorists who may have caused the crash can be held accountable for their negligence. In some cases, the mechanic who worked on the bus, a transit authority, the manufacturer of a defective auto part or even the governmental agency responsible for maintaining a roadway can be held responsible for a crash as well. A skilled Cypress bus accident lawyer will be able to determine who should be held responsible for the crash.

What kind of losses can be covered?

All losses suffered by victims of Cypress bus accidents can be included in a claim. In addition to medical bills, victims may pursue compensation for their lost wages, the costs associated with rehabilitation services and other financial losses. Non-financial losses such as pain and suffering may be included in a claim as well. It is often difficult to calculate the value of a claim without help from a skilled injury lawyer.

Do I have to sue the bus company?

Not all injuries require the victim to file a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver or bus company. Minor injuries, for example, will likely get taken care of by the bus company within a reasonable amount of time. If the injuries are serious or the bus company is refusing to offer a reasonable settlement, then, an attorney should be contacted.

Will I need an attorney?

Bus companies, especially the larger ones, have a team of lawyers on standby to fight any claims made against them. Their insurance companies will also do their best to minimize the payouts they may have to give out to injured victims. Bus accident victims should not have to fight against the bus company and their attorneys alone. In many cases, a skilled bus accident lawyer can get a claim settled before it even goes to court.

Is it expensive to hire a bus accident attorney?

The best personal injury lawyers offer free consultations on all potential claims. Additionally, a skilled bus accident lawyer will work on a contingency basis. This means that they will not get paid until you win your claim. The experienced Cypress bus accident lawyers of our firm have a long and successful track record of holding bus companies and other at-fault parties accountable. We have helped numerous bus accident victims secure fair and full compensation for their damages and losses. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Cypress bus accident, please contact us for a free consultation and a comprehensive case evaluation.

Was This Page Helpful? Yes | No
Share this:

See All Ratings And Awards

The BISNAR | CHASE Difference

  • “I was in a serious auto accident when I was in law school. I had to hire a personal injury attorney and had a really bad experience.”

    John Bisnar

    on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

  • “I went to law school knowing I wanted to be a personal injury attorney. I wanted my life’s work to have a positive impact on other people’s lives.”

    Brian Chase

    on what made him want to become a personal injury attorney

  • “Whatever the philosphy of the management is, is going to be carried through by the employees and it’s going to reflect on the experience the clients have.”

    John Bisnar

    on his philosophy on running a law firm

  • “Everybody either drives in a car or rides in a car, so when I do the auto defect cases I really feel like I’m making the world safer by making vehicles safer.”

    Brian Chase

    on why he focuses on auto defect cases

  • “The first thing we want to do with our clients is to relieve the stress. Make them feel comfortable. Treat them as an honored guest.”

    John Bisnar

    on how he would define superior client representation

  • “Corporate greed is a reality in our world and I see it time and time again. Especially, with the auto defect cases we focus on.”

    Brian Chase

    on corporate greed and how it affects the consumer

  • “You are dealing with people who are seriously injured or have lost a family member...Compassion is understanding someone else’s situation.”

    John Bisnar

    on the role compassion plays in his profession

  • “There are many, many defects in vehicles that can lead to life or death that could be fixed with a mere $40-$50 [on the assembly line].”

    Brian Chase

    on the shocking facts about the vehicles we drive

  • “...if [manufacturers] build a dangerous product and someone is seriously injured from that, some personal inury lawyer is going to call them on the carpet about it.”

    John Bisnar

    on how Bisnar | Chase has helped make the world a better place

  • “I’m convinced, because of all the lawsuits...the auto industry finally found out it was cheaper to fix the problem than to keep paying in the litigation.”

    Brian Chase

    on making the world a safer place

  • “I bring in the best employees that I can and I want them to have a workplace that is condusive to them doing their best work.”

    John Bisnar

    on the work environment created at Bisnar | Chase

  • “When you have a client come in that’s in a wheelchair...or you meet a wife who has lost their husband or they’ve lost their child, it’s diffucult not to get emotionally involved.”

    Brian Chase

    on the biggest challenges he faces as a personal injury lawyer

  • “...it is part of our civic responsibility and it is our great fortune to be in a position to be able to help support our community...”

    John Bisnar

    on the importance of giving back to the community

  • “My motivation of going to law school to have my life’s work help other people...when I see that come to fruition, I’m very pleased and very happy with that.”

    Brian Chase

    on the accomplishments he is most proud of

  • “Seeing the growth of my employees, seeing them mature professionally, personally, and grow into the great professionals they have become is tremendous.”

    John Bisnar

    on the greatest satisfaction derived from his work

  • “I was always jealous of doctors. They get to save lives and they get to heal. I don’t get to do that but I get to have a very big impact on another person’s life...”

    Brian Chase

    on the greatest satisfaction derived from his work

  • “There’s going to people that you meet, that you can mentor...You can make a difference in their lives, you can make a difference in their client’s lives.”

    John Bisnar

    on mentoring young attorneys

  • “I’m the president-elect this year and I’ll be the president next year of the Consumer Advocate Attorneys of California and I find that to be a rewarding thing...”

    Brian Chase

    on being an advocate for the people of California

  • “The Lakers have always been a winning organization, a class organization. I’ve used the Lakers as kind of a model for how to run my practice as well.”

    John Bisnar

    on his passions in life

  • “We try to figure out how we can help [our clients] get through what they’re going through emotionally. Because just getting them compensated is only part of the job.”

    Brian Chase

    on the role compassion plays in his profession

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys
1301 Dove St #120
Newport Beach, CA 92660

local: (949) 203-3814
Get Directions

California Personal Injury Blog

Takata Executive Accused Of Price Fixing Seatbelts

An executive with Japanese auto supplier Takata, whose defective airbags have triggered massive vehicle recalls in recent months, has been indicted for conspiring to fix the prices of seatbelts sold

read article

Car Parts Suppliers Waking Up after Takata Airbag Recall?

Car parts suppliers are stepping up quality control efforts and the traceability of their components in the wake of an unprecedented wave of auto safety recalls and huge fines against manufacturers,

read article

Ford Recalls Vehicles For Fuel Pump Defects

Ford has issued a vehicle defect recall for select 2014 models of the Ford Escape and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKC. According to a report in The Car Connection, some of those vehicles may have fuel

read article


Copyright & Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of an attorney-client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case.

Bisnar Chase serves all of California. In addition, we represent clients in other states through our associations with local law firms. Through the local firm, we will be admitted to practice law in their state, pro hac vice, meaning "for this particular occasion." When in our client's interest, we employ the local law firm (at no additional cost to our client) to assist us with routine court appearances and discovery proceedings to more efficiently pursue our client's cause.

Copyright © 1999- Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys - All rights reserved.
Location: 1301 Dove St. #120, Newport Beach, CA 92660 - Tel: (949) 203-3814