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What To Do If You Are Involved In A Bus Accident In Pico Rivera?

If you are a passenger in a bus that is involved in an accident in the Pico Rivera area, there are a few things you need to do right away. Following these steps will allow you to make sure that everyone is safe and will also help you file a claim later on.

Seek Medical Attention

Your first reflex should be to call 911 if the bus driver or bus staff cannot contact authorities. Notify the police and medical authorities in Pico Rivera, since some passengers will probably need medical attention.

You should seek medical care as quickly as possible. You will probably have to pay for a medical visit out of pocket but will be reimbursed by the bus company later on. Explain what happened and make sure that the doctor checks you for internal injuries and whiplash.

Document the Accident

If you can, take pictures of the accident. You could take pictures that show the damage done to the bus and the other vehicles involved. Take pictures of your injuries if you have any. Talk to the other passengers and get their contact information so you can stay in touch with them and so your attorney can contact different witnesses if they need to.

Contact Your Insurance Provider

Talk to the bus driver or staff to find out what will happen next. They should give you the contact information for the insurance provider to the bus company or gather the contact information of all the passengers. You should think about hiring a legal representative if you need help with communicating with the bus company and their insurance provider.

Your priority should be to make sure that everyone is safe and is receiving the medical attention they need. Make sure that you contact local authorities and that you correctly report the accident. Document what you can and contact a legal representative to find out what to do next.

Call Our Pico Rivera Personal Injury Lawyer Now for Free Consultation

Our personal injury lawyer will give you the legal representation necessary for the procedures in the settlement of the accident. Whether for the purpose of insurance or court settlement, our lawyer will help you negotiate with the insurance provider and help you resolve your case successfully. Contact our personal injury lawyer today for a free consultation on bus accidents in Pico Rivera. Call 877-465-2911 or visit us online.

Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca represents victims in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, and uber accidents. Serves clients in throughout Los Angeles, including Alhambra, Maywood, Echo Park, Glendale, Long Beach, Whittier, Hacienda Heights, La Mirada and Pico Rivera.

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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. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this award. Chris was recently recognized as a “National Trial Lawyer Top 100”. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

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