San Diego Bus Accident Attorney

Injured in a Bus Accident in San Diego? We Can Help.

Due to the limited availability of seat belts in buses, a low-impact collision may seriously injure bus passengers. The size of buses can also lead to serious or fatal injuries for other drivers and passengers whose vehicles are struck. If you or someone you love is critically injured in a bus collision, The McClellan Law Firm can help.

We handle only a limited number of accident cases to provide our clients individual legal representation. To learn more about our approach to client service in bus accidents, contact us online or call (619) 215-1488 to schedule a free case evaluation with an experienced San Diego bus accident attorney.

Experienced Bus Accident Legal Guidance

Bus accidents can involve many types of buses throughout California:

  • School buses
  • Passenger buses
  • Shuttle buses
  • City buses
  • Tourist buses

Driver error is usually the cause of a bus accident. This can include:

Our team is familiar with investigating other causes, too, including negligent road design, faulty bus parts or defective safety restraints. Additionally, because claims involving city and school buses have different filing requirements from private buses, it's critical to speak with an experienced attorney quickly.

About the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

The public transit service provider throughout most of San Diego County is the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS or SDMTS). This is one of Southern California’s oldest transit systems. Created in 1975 after California Senate Bill 101 was passed, MTD was originally known as the Metropolitan Transit Development Board (MTDB). Its name was changed in 2005 to what is it known today. MTS manages several different services to people throughout the San Diego area, including, but not limited to, light rail, bus, and freight service.

Currently, the MTD owns assets of several different transportation companies including the following:

  • San Diego Trolley, Inc. (SDTI)
  • San Diego Transit Corporation (SDTC)
  • San Diego & Arizona Eastern (SD&AE) Railway Company

In addition, MTS works alongside San Diego Vintage Trolley, Inc.

Contact Our San Diego Bus Accident Lawyers: (619) 215-1488

When you or a loved one is seriously injured, it's important to work with a San Diego lawyer who has knowledge of the regulations, laws and complexities of bus accidents. We have more than 30 years of experience helping accident victims throughout Southern California.

Call us at (619) 215-1488 to schedule a free case evaluation.

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