Public transportation providers are often referred to as "common carriers" under the law, which means that they are in the business of transporting members of the public and are open to the general public. Such common carriers may include city- and state-operated buses, taxis, trains, airplanes, ferries and even ski lifts. Common Carriers in California are held to a higher degree of responsibility than ordinary motor vehicle drivers.
Bus Accident Injuries in the Greater Los Angeles Area
At the law firm of Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we take immediate action to help our clients obtain full and fair compensation for any injuries they have suffered as a result of negligence on the part of a common carrier. Scott J. Corwin is a bus accident lawyer who is well equipped to handle all the facets of your case with personal attention, empathy and skill. We also represent families whose loved ones have died in fatal bus or common carrier accidents in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and throughout the state of California.
Scott J. Corwin has more than 20 years of experience. In addition, he has successfully represented more than 2,500 injury victims and obtained recoveries totaling over $85 million. Mr. Corwin is one of fewer than 700 attorneys nationwide who are members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
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City Buses and Other Carriers Have Legal Responsibilities
California's Civil Code §2100 states that common carriers "must use the utmost care and diligence for [passengers'] safe carriage, must provide everything necessary for that purpose, and must exercise to that end a reasonable degree of skill." When bus drivers and bus companies or any other common carriers fail to comply with such laws, passengers can suffer severe injuries or even wrongful death.
Providing One on One Representation and Personal Attention
Your case will never be passed off to a lesser-qualified associate. Our founding attorney, Mr. Corwin, will listen to your story, explain your legal options and then fight on your behalf to obtain the highest possible compensation for your injuries. You can count on Scott J. Corwin to give you the one-on-one attention you deserve and need after your accident.
Free Consultation With Our Los Angeles Area Bus Accident Attorney
Whether you were hurt in a bus accident, train accident, taxi accident or any other accident involving the negligence of a common carrier, we can help. Our firm handles cases in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and throughout the state of California. Get a free case evaluation by calling Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, toll free at 800-946-9440, or contact us online.