Steps You Should Take After A Bus Accident

Bus accidents are generally much worse than a car accident because the chance of injury is greater. If you are in a bus accident there are certain steps that you should take afterward.

Seek Medical Attention

If you have been hurt during the bus accident you will need to seek medical attention as soon as possible. If you are not seriously injured then you should move to a safe spot away from the bus. Buses that have been in accidents could catch on fire and you need to be a safe distance in case this happens.

Report The Accident

While the bus driver should report the accident to the bus company and the authorities you should also contact the police. If you are able to you should call the police immediately after the accident and give your witness statement. You should also try and find other witnesses to the accident who were either on the bus or saw the accident happen.

Take Pictures Of The Scene

If you are able to you should take pictures of the accident scene. Try and capture as much of the collision site as possible along with damage to the surrounding area. You may need these pictures if you are going to claim against the bus company.

Keep A Record Of The Damage

If you are injured in the accident you need to keep a record of any injuries you have. Documentation such as receipts and doctor’s bills should be kept in an organized manner and somewhere safe. All of this information is necessary if you are looking to make a personal injury claim against the bus company.

Top Bus Accident Attorney

Before you make a claim against the bus company you should contact a skilled and dedicated personal injury lawyer with the Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca. Even in cases which seem straightforward, it is recommended that you have a lawyer present to represent your best interests. Get a free consultation today by calling us at 877-465-2911 or by contacting us online.

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I’m a personal injury attorney who focuses on helping people in Long Beach who have been injured in a car accident. These moments are extremely stressful for you and your family. My team and I will help you during these difficult and emotional times.

I love what I do and work hard to make my clients my top priority. My goal is to provide the highest quality legal services to you. I’m committed to protect and advance your legal rights while providing you with personal and effective service. My work speaks for itself. That’s why most of my cases are referrals from past clients. I believe this is the highest honor an attorney can receive.

Let me help you achieve legal success with honesty and integrity. I look forward to talking with you and to discuss how my team and I can help. Please contact us today for a free confidential consultation so that we can begin to take care of you.

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Recent Wins for Our Clients

These results represent only a small selection of the recent cases we’ve won for our clients.

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Accident


$1,200,000

Bicycle
Accident


$250,000

Car
Accident


$250,000

Recognition for Excellence and Integrity


Chris is proud and humbled to be named as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles for four straight years. Among those honors, Chris is recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this award.

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