You might be able to go after compensation for your losses if you got hurt in a bus accident in Phoenix, Arizona. These cases can be complicated, depending on whether the bus involved was a:
In some situations, your bus accident lawyer in Phoenix, AZ, might have to take action against a government entity, like the City of Phoenix or a public school district. Claims against the government can fall under different rules and procedures than cases seeking money damages from individuals or private companies will. In either case, at Zanes Law, we can navigate through the process for you.
We do everything from A to Z for our clients, so you will be able to focus on getting better. Call Zanes Law today at (602) 999-9999 to get started. The initial consultation is free.
We cannot sue everyone who was involved in the bus accident. We can only go after the parties whose negligence caused or contributed to the collision. The law determines who is at fault by following an analysis of these four elements:
We must prove all four of those factors to hold someone responsible for paying money damages to you.
Every case is unique because the facts will vary from one situation to another, and your damages will depend on the facts of your case. Your bus accident attorney in Phoenix, AZ, from Zanes Law, will have to talk to you and investigate your circumstances to calculate the amount of compensation you might get.
Damages in bus accident claims can include things like:
You might have additional damages, depending on the facts of your situation. For example, if your close relative died as the result of a bus accident in Phoenix, we might be able to pursue additional damages for any legal beneficiaries.
We have a range of bus services in Phoenix. The type of bus involved in an accident will matter when it comes to seeking remedies for your losses.
Our local and regional public transportation is through Valley Metro. As a governmental entity, this public transportation agency operates under different rules of a liability than a private bus company.
Liability for an accident involving a school bus will depend on whether the vehicle is for a public or private school. When a public school district owns or operates a bus, they usually fall under the category of a government agency, with special procedural rules. If a private school owns or operates a bus, the school can be responsible for people who get hurt just like any other private company would.
Privately owned charter, tour, sightseeing, and shuttle buses are not government entities. We can go after compensation from the private company using the standard rules of civil procedure.
When you are dealing with your medical treatments, pain, and the stress of an injury, you should have someone to fight your legal battles for you. At Zanes Law, our bus accident attorneys in Phoenix, AZ, take care of our clients’ legal needs so that they can focus their attention and energy on getting better.
We can investigate the bus accident and collect the evidence to build your case for money damages. We can work directly with the liability insurance company so that you do not have to do so. We will work tirelessly to get you all the compensation that you deserve. We care about our clients and their lives.
Keep in mind that Arizona’s statute of limitations (12-542) generally limits the time in which you can file a lawsuit against those liable in your accident. To get a free consultation, call Zanes Law today at (602) 999-9999. Let us help you rebuild your life.