Handling Municipal Bus Personal Injury Claims in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA, is a fast-growing city that is home to more and more people. Alongside this rapid population growth, public transit systems like the San Francisco Muni expand to meet the increased need. At the same time, more congestion in the streets makes municipal bus accidents an unfortunate reality that Bay Area residents face. If you or someone you care about has had an accident with a Muni vehicle (or San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) and has sustained personal injuries or property damage as a result, contact the Ladva Law Firm today.
Our experienced attorneys have impressive legal acumen and can help with:
- General personal injury claims
- Death or injury from bus accidents or other public transportation (passenger- and vehicle-related
- Collisions with Muni vehicles
There is no reason not to seek the highest level of legal counsel possible when these unfortunate accidents take place. As the City and County of San Francisco become more crowded, the streets can be dangerous, especially in the downtown areas where many Muni bus lines converge. Call the Ladva Law Firm in San Franciso, CA, for more information. You deserve to understand your legal rights and file a claim.
Municipal Vehicles & Transporation Injuries
Muni is used extensively by commuters all over the City and County of San Francisco. In addition, the new Muni Rapid buses are traveling faster and carrying more passengers than ever before. On crowded thoroughfares like Geary Boulevard, these buses pose a particular hazard for other motorists and passengers.
When these accidents occur, it’s vital to get high-quality support and experienced legal counsel you can trust. If you or a family member was injured as a passenger or a pedestrian in a Muni accident, getting as much information about the case as soon as possible is key for our team to
assemble a case for two reasons.
First, under State of California law, anyone can file a personal injury claim for up to two years from the date of the injury. However, if the claim is made against a government agency (including the public transit system), you only have six months to file a special administrative claim with the government agency before filing in court. This means that you may have much less time than you thought to pursue a settlement.
Second, collecting bus numbers, driver names, and witness testimony closely following the accident is vital for building a case against the city if you feel a Muni driver was at fault. Here at the Ladva Law Firm, we’re well-versed in the local laws relating to Muni buses and help our clients navigate the complex justice system. There’s no reason to go at it alone; if you’ve been injured by a Bay Area bus, please contact us today for a free case evaluation! (415) 296-8844
Auto Accidents and Personal Injury Claims
We know that accidents on the road are unavoidable, and some collisions are honest mistakes. In other scenarios, there is clear negligence at play. If you’ve been the victim in a collision with a commuter bus as a passenger, pedestrian, or occupant/driver of another vehicle, it’s important to correctly file a personal injury claim. The Ladva Law Firm based in San Franciso, CA, is always prepared to examine all possibilities of negligence and liability when starting your case. If you’re unsure about how to proceed after a public transportation accident, contact us today. Our team of lawyers and legal specialists can give you all of the information you need to begin the process. For a Muni bus accident attorney who’s on your side, call the Ladva Law Firm today.
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